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 […]


Hepatitis cases of unknown origin seen in South Texas, pediatric GI doctor says

April 28, 2022

Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (April 28, 2022) — Clinicians in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology at UT Health San Antonio have seen cases of a mysterious and serious liver disease in otherwise healthy children, Naveen Mittal, MD, professor and division chief, said today. One young patient is in a San Antonio hospital, […]

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Can HIV infection be prevented? First mRNA vaccine study for HIV in San Antonio’s history is getting underway.

January 27, 2022

    Media contacts: Will Sansom, UT Health San Antonio, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu Shelley Kofler, University Health, (512) 294-5224, Shelley.Kofler@uhs-sa.com SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 27, 2022) — The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and clinical partner University Health soon will begin a Phase 1 clinical research study of an HIV vaccine candidate […]

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