Research

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Remdesivir showing success in combating COVID-19

April 30, 2020

Early results of a COVID-19 treatment study being conducted in San Antonio shows a faster recovery time and fewer deaths for patients.




Scientists research a solution to the metabolic crisis

April 27, 2020

“Millions of people consume too much food, while millions of others are in poverty and subsist on too little food. We are studying what happens at the molecular level in both situations with a goal of developing a drug to intervene,” said Dr. Madesh Muniswamy.



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Researchers aim at the heart of COVID-19 cardiac damage

April 20, 2020

To understand and prevent COVID-19-induced heart disease, researchers will follow recovered patients.



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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.



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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.