UT Health San Antonio examines infectious diseases of regional and national significance, including hepatitis, HIV, multidrug resistant bacteria, clostridium difficile and MRSA infections.
Infectious disease expert Sunil Ahuja, M.D. earned the prestigious MERIT Award an honor bestowed on less than five percent of NIH-funded researchers.
Dr. Thomas Patterson led one of the largest study sites for the remdesivir COVID-19 clinical trial in the world.
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UT Health San Antonio partners with the Vaccine Development Center of San Antonio which fosters research collaborations to promote excellence in vaccine development.
Four months of multi-drug therapy that included rifapentine and moxifloxacin treated active tuberculosis (TB) as effectively as the standard six-month regimen in a multinational study, cutting treatment time by a third. Coauthors including Marc Weiner, MD, of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, reported the findings May 6 in the New England Journal of Medicine.Read the full story in newsroom
Researchers at UT Health San Antonio are buoyed by today’s news that the Novavax vaccine is strongly effective against the COVID-19 virus. Biotechnology company Novavax released Phase 3 clinical trial results from 119 sites in the U.S. and Mexico this morning (June 14).Read the full story on newsroom
Humans possess a formidable multi-layered defense system that protects us against viral infections. Better understanding of these defenses and the tricks that viruses use to evade them could open novel avenues for treating viral infections and possibly other diseases.Read the full story in the Newsroom
Dr. Waridibo Allison, Infectious Diseases/medical director, San Antonio AIDS Foundation Clinic, was featured on KENS 5 discussing HIV and COVID-19.Read the article at UT Health San Antonio's Newsroom