Research

Corey Yu, PhD, laboratory of Dmitri Ivanov, PhD

HIV research yields potential drug target

February 22, 2021

Understanding the mechanism of activation of a protein called SAMHD1 could be a step forward in the fight against HIV/AIDS.




Strokes after transient ischemic attacks have declined over time, study shows

February 9, 2021

Patients should be monitored for an extended period after transient ischemic attacks.




New England Journal of Medicine publishes COVID-19 treatment trial results

January 27, 2021

A clinical trial involving COVID-19 patients hospitalized at UT Health San Antonio and University Health found that a combination of the drugs baricitinib and remdesivir reduced time to recovery.




President’s message: Take a virtual tour of the new Barshop Institute

January 27, 2021

UT Health San Antonio is pleased to now have the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies located in the South Texas Medical Center, adjacent to the South Texas Research Facility and the Medical Arts and Research Center.




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.