Research


Research shows new education program may increase hepatitis C screenings

August 10, 2020

A team of researchers from UT Health San Antonio and UT Southwestern have published a study in the Journal of Cancer Education showing that a new, shortened training program for health care providers may increase screenings for hepatitis C virus (HCV) across the region.




Third remdesivir study begins

August 7, 2020

UT Health San Antonio, with its clinical partner University Health System, are among the first study sites in the nation to begin the third phase of the COVID-19 clinical trial involving remdesivir.



Ruben Mesa, MD, elected officer of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Board

August 4, 2020

Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, has been elected an officer on the national board of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.


Fragile X syndrome discovery offers clue in autism

August 3, 2020

Structures called primary cilia – which act like TV antennas for cells to detect signals – are present in fewer numbers in mice born with Fragile X syndrome, according to researchers.



New insights about COVID-19 treatments for cancer patients

July 24, 2020

The new COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium study shows that patients who were treated with the antiviral drug remdesivir fared the best.



Yogesh Gupta lab

Coronavirus makes itself unrecognizable to cells

July 24, 2020

According to a new study, SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) disguises itself so it can hide inside cells without being detected by the immune system in order to replicate.