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 […]

Study: Higher chemical concentrations found in baby teeth of children with autism

May 6, 2024

A recent exploratory study by a researcher at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio found a potential link between a buildup of organic chemicals in baby teeth and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In a study published March 14, in the Journal of Xenobiotics, Raymond Palmer, PhD, a biostatistician and epidemiologist with […]

$11 million NIH grant awarded for five-year investigation of novel oral chlamydia vaccine

May 2, 2024

The study of a novel oral vaccine that could protect against chlamydia infection received more than $11 million in National Institutes of Health funding through a five-year U01 grant in April 2024. “We are excited about receiving the U01 award because it will enable us to move our basic microbiology and immunology bench research work […]

Two UT Health San Antonio experts to speak at global health symposium

May 4, 2023

Two experts from UT Health San Antonio will serve as guest speakers at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute’s third annual Global Health Symposium May 18 and 19 at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. The university is a sponsor of the cross-disciplinary event, which will include speakers from across the nation and the world who will […]

Public Health Week observed in city, county proclamations

April 6, 2023

The University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio is a “COVID-19 pandemic baby” coming into its own as the pandemic’s tail end “brings to the fore additional public health challenges such as mental health crises and economic hardships,” the school’s founding dean said to the San Antonio City Council.