UT Health San Antonio, Ohio company reach license agreement to develop chlamydia vaccine

December 13, 2022

Vaccines for this infection have been challenging to produce SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 13, 2022) — The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has granted an exclusive global license allowing an Ohio biopharmaceutical company to develop university research discoveries into a novel oral vaccine for chlamydia. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease […]

UT Health San Antonio physicians offer advice for flu, RSV, COVID-19 triple threat

December 9, 2022

  Unlike triple threats celebrated in sports and the entertainment world, no one is celebrating the possibility of a triple threat of the flu, respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV and COVID-19. With the winter holidays fast approaching, UT Health San Antonio physicians are encouraging the community to get vaccinated for both the flu and COVID-19, […]

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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‘Tis the season to be…boosted

December 9, 2021

With the season of holiday-related travel and gatherings well underway, it’s important to take measures to stay healthy and protected from COVID-19, even for those who are already vaccinated. One of the most effective ways to stay safe is to get a booster shot. With variant strains of the virus circulating, like delta and omicron, […]

Fear keeping some cancer patients from COVID-19 vaccination

December 6, 2021

Patient/physician communication improves percentage receiving first dose. Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 6, 2021) — “My doctor has not told me to get the vaccine.” “I do not think it is safe for me because I have cancer.” “I’m afraid of the side effects.” These were the three most common reasons […]

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