Research

Doctor holding oxygen over patients in ICU/Emergency Room

Collaborating to produce low-cost ventilators

April 17, 2020

This new type of ventilator made of inexpensive, widely available materials can help fill the demand created by the spread of COVID-19.



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A breakthrough in the way blood is stored

April 13, 2020

UT Health San Antonio played a major research role in the FDA’s recent approval of a new process that nearly triples the five-day shelf life of blood platelets, commonly used for treating trauma patients.



COVID-19 Coronavirus Infections Viruses

Researchers study antibodies against coronavirus

April 1, 2020

As laboratories across the country rush to find answers for the novel coronavirus, UT Health San Antonio is bringing a unique combination of expertise to bear on the crisis.



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UT Health San Antonio leads COVID-19 treatment study

March 30, 2020

UT Health San Antonio and University Health System physicians are among the first in the nation to test an investigational drug.




Long-lasting treatment drug could slow the opioid crisis

March 10, 2020

Researchers are developing an anti-opioid drug to protect against overdose for weeks or longer.



KSAT 12: Clinical trials help find successful treatments

March 10, 2020

Dr. Amelie Ramirez discusses the importance of participating in clinical trials and the benefits for patients.