Study: Drug resistance on rise for some skin-infection causing fungi

May 6, 2024

Rare species documented for the first time in several states, Canada   Growing concern over a potential increase in fungal strains resistant to typical treatments led investigators at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio to take a closer look at dermatophytes and levels of antifungal-drug resistance. Dermatophytosis, an infection of the […]


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 […]






Social determinants of health training focuses on thinking beyond medicine

June 19, 2023

The annual Social Determinants of Health Training, hosted by UT Health San Antonio’s Office of Graduate Medical Education in collaboration with University Health, will be Tuesday, June 20. It is expected to draw about 250 residents and fellows-in-training. The event will take place at the Academic and Learning Center (ALTC), Room 3.304, on the university’s main campus at 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, 78229, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.