Toxic molds, fossil fuels, antibiotics linked to chemical intolerance

August 25, 2023

In national survey, thousands recall initial exposures that led to spiral of sensitivities Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 25, 2023) — What initiates chemical intolerance (CI)? In a newly released survey of thousands of U.S. adults, respondents most frequently cited exposures to biological sources, such as mold and algae “blooms,” and/or fossil fuels, their combustion products and synthetic chemical derivatives such as pesticides, plastics and persistent organic pollutants. Participants were […]




Metabolite in urine predicts diabetic kidney failure 5-10 years early; oral therapeutic drug shows promise in mice

August 24, 2023

Current leading marker, protein in urine, does not apply to all patients with diabetes who develop kidney disease Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 24, 2023) — Urine levels of adenine, a metabolite produced in the kidney, are predictive and a causative biomarker of looming progressive kidney failure in patients with diabetes, a […]




The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio makes Forbes Best-In-State Employers third straight year

August 23, 2023

Ranks sixth among health care/social employers statewide Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 23, 2023 – For a third straight year, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) has made Forbes magazine’s list of Best-In-State Employers, and ranks high among health care employers statewide. The institution […]




UT Health San Antonio, 7 collaborators garner $46 million from NIH to move discoveries into practice

August 17, 2023

Community engagement, career development, degree programs and pilot projects among Clinical and Translational Science Award activities Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 17, 2023) — The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also called UT Health San Antonio) and seven regional collaborators will leverage $46 million from the National Institutes […]




Dr. Amelie Ramirez wins AACI Cancer Health Equity Award

August 10, 2023

Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu Article contributed by Cliff Despres, Institute for Health Promotion Research SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 10, 2023) — Amelie Ramirez, DrPH, MPH, of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has won the 2023 Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) Cancer Health Equity Award. The award recognizes exceptional leadership […]




UT Health San Antonio Appoints New Chief of Staff

August 9, 2023

SAN ANTONIO, August 9, 2023 – The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) continues to evolve with the appointment of Kathryn Keeton, Ph.D., as vice president and chief of staff for UT Health San Antonio. As vice president and chief of staff, Dr. Keeton will work with external […]