A naturally occurring alternative to antibiotics?

San Antonio Medical Foundation-funded research provides key assistance.

August 30, 2023

Phages, which live in the digestive tract, could treat bacterial infections if issues impacting effectiveness are solved. Research at UT Health San Antonio and UTSA is doing just that. Could beneficial viruses that live in the gut replace or supplement antibiotics to treat bacterial infections such as meningitis, botulism and E. coli? Researchers from The […]




Metabolite in urine predicts diabetic kidney failure 5-10 years early; oral therapeutic drug shows promise in mice

August 24, 2023

Current leading marker, protein in urine, does not apply to all patients with diabetes who develop kidney disease Urine levels of adenine, a metabolite produced in the kidney, are predictive and a causative biomarker of looming progressive kidney failure in patients with diabetes, a finding that could lead to earlier diagnosis and intervention, researchers from […]




UT Health San Antonio announces inaugural Synergy grant awards for early-stage applied research

August 15, 2023

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also called UT Health San Antonio) Office of Technology Commercialization and the Office of the Vice President for Research recently announced the awardees for the inaugural Synergy Gap Fund. Earlier this year, the Office of Technology Commercialization and the Office of the Vice President for […]




Partial Road Closure Notice: Floyd Curl Drive at Wurzbach Road Temporarily Closing

August 3, 2023

  Beginning Sept. 8 through Nov. 19, a section of Floyd Curl Drive at the intersection of Wurzbach Road will close for construction. This partial road closure impacts vehicular and pedestrian traffic to multiple UT Health San Antonio buildings and services.* The partial road closure will impact traffic patterns to the South Texas Medical Center […]