Cardiovascular Disease

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

KENS 5: Real Men Wear Gowns: Heart Disease Awareness Month

February 5, 2018

February 1 marks the start of Heart Disease Awareness Month. According to a 2015 report, heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the state of Texas. Watch the full story at KENS 5


Voelcker Fund approves $2.3 million for UT Health research

June 16, 2017

Trustees of the Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund have approved more than $2.3 million in new research funding for rising investigators at The University of Texas Health Science Center, now called UT Health San Antonio.