Research

Pilot study aims to improve diet patterns in Asian Americans with diabetes

July 1, 2020

Dr. Jisook Ko, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, was recently selected as a scientist of the Asian Resource Center for Minority Aging Research supported by the National Institute on Aging.


Heart

Power outage: Research offers hint about heart weakness in Barth syndrome

July 1, 2020

Barth syndrome is a rare condition that occurs almost exclusively in males. Symptoms include an enlarged and weakened heart. The condition is present at birth or becomes evident early in life. Life expectancy is shortened and there is no treatment. The laboratory of Madesh Muniswamy, PhD, in the Long School of Medicine, found a clue […]




School of Dentistry research enterprise ranks among top U.S. dental schools

June 30, 2020

The school ranked seventh among all U.S. dental schools for National Institutes of Health funding.




When it comes to DNA repair, it’s not one tool fits all

June 26, 2020

Our cells are constantly dividing, and as they do, the DNA molecule – our genetic code – sometimes gets broken. DNA has twin strands, and a break in both is considered especially dangerous. This kind of double-strand break can lead to genome rearrangements that are hallmarks of cancer cells, said James Daley, PhD, of the […]




Children more resilient against coronavirus, study finds

June 26, 2020

The majority of children with COVID-19 in 26 countries fared well clinically compared to adults during the first four months of the pandemic.



Scan of brain injury

Study will compare treatment strategies for severe brain injury

June 12, 2020

A study of emergency care involving victims of severe brain trauma is to be performed in the San Antonio area.