Cardiovascular Disease

CNN: Growing up in a violent environment is likely to lead to accelerated aging and disease risk, new review of studies shows

August 3, 2020

Amy Garrett, PhD, assistant professor of radiology and psychiatry and director of the neuroimaging core for the Department of Psychiatry, was interviewed as an outside expert to provide context in this story about a new study that suggests experiencing adversity early in life is likely to make children reach puberty more quickly, increase cellular aging […]


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 […]

KSAT 12: Local researchers studying heart damage in COVID-19 patients

April 22, 2020

Dr. Allen S. Anderson, chief of cardiology, Dr. Madesh Muniswamy, professor of nephrology, and his laboratory members, Dr. Subramanya Srikantan and Soundarya Kandala, are researching why 20% of COVID-19 patients are presenting heart-related issues.


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.

What do a champion poultry judge and a renowned cardiologist have in common? They are both Dr. Allen Anderson

March 4, 2020

Long before becoming the Chief of Cardiology at UT Health San Antonio, Dr. Allen Anderson’s first job was working at his grandparent’s chicken farm, where he developed an uncanny knack for identifying the best birds.

Men’s Health: How to prevent the widowmaker, the mother of all heart attacks

August 8, 2018

Dr. Steven Bailey, a professor in the Division of Cardiology, is quoted in the story. Click here to read