UT Health San Antonio physiatrist helps write first American Diabetes Association guidelines to include disability management

May 6, 2024

A clinician and researcher with The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio helped “write the book” when it comes to standards of care for diabetes. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, professor and chair in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, contributed a section of the latest American Diabetes Association Standards of Care guide. […]

Study: Higher chemical concentrations found in baby teeth of children with autism

May 6, 2024

A recent exploratory study by a researcher at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio found a potential link between a buildup of organic chemicals in baby teeth and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In a study published March 14, in the Journal of Xenobiotics, Raymond Palmer, PhD, a biostatistician and epidemiologist with […]

$11 million NIH grant awarded for five-year investigation of novel oral chlamydia vaccine

May 2, 2024

The study of a novel oral vaccine that could protect against chlamydia infection received more than $11 million in National Institutes of Health funding through a five-year U01 grant in April 2024. “We are excited about receiving the U01 award because it will enable us to move our basic microbiology and immunology bench research work […]

Community Engagement Small Project Grants program awardees announced

April 25, 2024

The Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science (IIMS) and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Health, Community and Policy, are happy to announce that five community-academic partnerships from South Texas have been awarded $5,000 grants as part of the Community Engagement Small Project Grants program. This program enables partnerships to […]