Infectious Diseases

UT Health Science Center researcher plays major role in FDA approval of drug for aggressive fungal infections

March 13, 2015
 

Patients with life-threating fungal infections have new hope for survival and less-severe side effects with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a new drug, isavuconazonium sulfate, also called CRESEMBA®.

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Patterson appointed to CDC infection control committee

January 12, 2015
 

Jan E. Patterson, M.D., M.S., of the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been appointed to serve on the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Co-author of New England Journal of Medicine article, Dr. Thomas Patterson, available to speak on fungal meningitis outbreak

October 25, 2012
 

Thomas Patterson, M.D., professor of medicine and chief of infectious diseases in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, is available for interviews about the fungal meningitis outbreak.

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Dr. Jan Patterson named to infectious disease subspecialty board

July 2, 2012
 

Jan Evans Patterson, M.D., M.S., infectious diseases physician with UT Medicine San Antonio, today was appointed to the Subspecialty Board on Infectious Disease of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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Potential method of strengthening TB vaccine discovered

March 9, 2009
 

New research may have uncovered a strategy for strengthening the only vaccine available today for protection against tuberculosis.

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Patterson elected to infectious disease subspecialty board

January 7, 2008
 

Thomas F. Patterson, M.D., FACP, professor of medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and director of the San Antonio Center for Medical Mycology, has been elected to a two-year term as a member of the Subspecialty Board on Infectious Disease of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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