Infectious disease physician-scientist committed to serving the community’s underserved

June 13, 2022

Ruth Serrano, MD, a physician-scientist and assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Disease in the Department of Medicine in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio, has a passion and drive to help her patients recover from the profound effects of infectious diseases, including HIV and […]


UT Health San Antonio researchers discover how Vitamin B12 can protect against infections

June 9, 2022

Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) have discovered how Vitamin B12 (VB12) can play an integral role in the regulation of host intestinal homeostasis, shaping the gut microbiome health and protecting against pathogenic infections, as found in mouse models. The study, published June 8 in […]


Banners announce School of Medicine’s national ranking

June 6, 2022

In recognition of the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Grad Schools for 2023 rankings, large banners were erected to showcase the Long School of Medicine’s achievement of being named a top 50 medical school for the second year in a row. The banners are located on the facade of the parking garage near the Long School of Medicine on the Long Campus.





The massive need for equitable Latino representation in clinical trials

May 31, 2022

Contributed and written by Cliff Despres, Institute for Health Promotion Research Latinos represent less than 10% of volunteers in cancer clinical trials. The lack of Latinos in clinical trials makes it harder for researchers to find treatments tailored for this group — which makes up 18.5% of the U.S. population and a diversity of heritages. This […]

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