Research


Journal article reviews century of data showing COVID-19 likely to impact the brain

January 19, 2021

An article published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association cites decades of published scientific evidence to make a compelling case for SARS-CoV-2’s expected long-term effects on the brain and nervous system.



Novavax vaccine

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine trial opens at UT Health San Antonio, University Health

January 7, 2021

San Antonians will have the opportunity to participate in the fifth international COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial beginning in January. Locally, 500 participants are being sought.



Martin Paukert, MD, assistant professor of cellular and integrative physiology at UT Health San Antonio.

Drinking alcohol blocks a chemical that promotes attention

December 22, 2020

In a new paper, researchers from UT Health San Antonio report brain chemistry that may contribute to why drinkers have difficulty paying attention while under the influence.




UT Health San Antonio, UT Southwestern get $1 million to establish brain bank program

December 3, 2020

Through this initiative, families throughout Texas will have access to vital brain donation services and researchers will be able to diagnose numerous neurodegenerative disorders using brain autopsy tissue.



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UT Health San Antonio leads the way in local health care economic impact

November 24, 2020

With a total workforce of 7,100, an operating budget of nearly $1 billion and missions of teaching, research and patient care, UT Health San Antonio is viewed as the catalyst for the local health care industry.



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Can a statin maintain the health of adults 75 and older?

November 20, 2020

PREVENTABLE clinical trial at UT Health San Antonio recruiting 450 volunteers.