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 […]



University among top-ranking academic research medical centers

February 22, 2024

  The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also called UT Health San Antonio) received $131.5 million in National Institutes of Health funding in federal fiscal year 2023, according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. The university ranked No. 72 out of the 2,886 public and private institutions that received […]





Metabolite in urine predicts diabetic kidney failure 5-10 years early; oral therapeutic drug shows promise in mice

August 24, 2023

Current leading marker, protein in urine, does not apply to all patients with diabetes who develop kidney disease Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 24, 2023) — Urine levels of adenine, a metabolite produced in the kidney, are predictive and a causative biomarker of looming progressive kidney failure in patients with diabetes, a […]