Research newsletter - August 2021 Research Newsletter - External https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/1izxj7izga/ en-us 03 Aug 2021 03:30:08 EDT 03 Aug 2021 03:30:08 EDT https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/1izxj7izga/rss.xml Newsweaver vprmarketing@uthscsa.edu (University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSCSA)) support@newsweaver.ie (Newsweaver) 60 true Groundbreaking NIH-funded national study aims to treat COVID-related AKI https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/1izxj7izga/14ocayn2q74?lang=en?rss=true Kumar Sharma, MD, FAHA, FASN [ https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/1izxj7izga/1fk79p9a3fv/external ] [ https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/1izxj7izga/1fk79p9a3fv/external ], professor of medicine at the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also known as UT Health San Antonio) is leading researchers from the University of Washington and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York in a National Institutes of Health-funded $1M pilot clinical study. “Our goal is to reduce the severity of acute kidney disease in patients with COVID-19 and potentially other types of acute kidney disease,” Dr. Sharma said. 30 Jul 2021 12:00:00 EDT d43cdb7e3387bd42bbf4fda8f8a1ae50 Feature Article <p class="centered-only" style="margin: 0in; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; text-align: center;"> </p> <p class="" style="margin: 0in; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; text-align: center;"><img align="center" src="http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/4a/b65d6785a6c306c137b897.png" width="796" height="398" hspace="0" vspace="0" alt="" /></p> <p style="margin: 0in; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"><a style="color: #0563c1; text-decoration: underline;" href="https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/1izxj7izga/1fk79p9a3fv/external"><strong><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Kumar Sharma, MD, FAHA, FASN</span></strong></a><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">, professor of medicine at the<strong> Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine </strong>at<strong> The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio </strong>(also known as <strong>UT Health San Antonio</strong>) is leading researchers from the<strong> University of Washington</strong> and the<strong> Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai</strong> in New York in a National Institutes of Health-funded $1M pilot clinical study. “Our goal is to reduce the severity of acute kidney disease in patients with COVID-19 and potentially other types of acute kidney disease,” Dr. Sharma said.</span></p> https://news.uthscsa.edu/can-a-vitamin-treat-covid-19-related-acute-kidney-injury-2/ Aug. 18 [VIRTUAL] Dissemination: A critical component of the research process https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/1izxj7izga/n3d9wz2xvx4?lang=en?rss=true 11 a.m. – noon Free registration 05 Jul 2021 12:00:00 EDT c771cff8e47e608269efbdab344bb1ae Events <div class="OutlineElement Ltr BCX9 SCXW252195048" style="margin: 0px; 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font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">4 – 5 p.m.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0in; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Free registration* </span></p> <p style="margin: 0in; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; line-height: 1;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0in; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; line-height: 1;"><em><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">*Must register at least 24 hours in advance.</span></em></p> https://opa.uthscsa.edu/spotlight Aug. 26 [VIRTUAL] Research forum: Research recruitment strategies https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/1izxj7izga/i8vjj1yrbc0?lang=en?rss=true 1-2 p.m. Free registration 03 Aug 2021 12:00:00 EDT 3b74bd50f1b1c0fe745d6b338aad6971 Events <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"><span class="normaltextrun"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">1-2  p.m.</span></span></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"><span class="normaltextrun"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Free registration</span></span></p> https://redcap.uthscsa.edu/REDCap/surveys/?s=FDYWD3JFJD Don’t miss out! Earn CME/CNE credit through Aug. 31 https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/1izxj7izga/zu1b8curtey?lang=en?rss=true Cardio Renal Connections Conference lectures are online to view through Aug. 31. Learn and earn CME/CNE credit when you register. UT Health San Antonio’s Long School of Medicine and School of Nursing are accredited to provide continuing medical education for physicians and nurses continued professional development. 30 Jul 2021 12:00:00 EDT b39b42c620f3246a8ec89d887ecd4968 Research Roundup <p style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt; line-height: 107%; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"><strong><em><img align="right" src="http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/66/ed126af8ee7f7924d1e60d.jpg" style="margin: 0px;" width="181" height="80" hspace="0" vspace="0" alt="" /></em></strong></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt; line-height: 107%; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"><strong>Cardio Renal Connections Conference</strong> lectures are online to view through <strong>Aug. 31.</strong> Learn and earn CME/CNE credit when you register. UT Health San Antonio’s Long School of Medicine and School of Nursing are accredited to provide continuing medical education for physicians and nurses continued professional development.  </p> https://www.cardiorenalconnections.org/recordedlinksforcredit Researcher from NIH top ranked UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry co-authors study https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/1izxj7izga/1fa6vci081f?lang=en?rss=true Georgios Kotsakis, DDS, associate professor in the Department of Periodontics, co-authored the study with researchers from the University of Washington and others that was recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study pointed to a previously unrecognized range of human inflammatory response. 30 Jul 2021 12:00:00 EDT 1bafecb8e3e8226922724e2cd2647bf9 Research Stories <p style="margin: 0in; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"> </p> <p class="centered-only" style="margin: 0in; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; text-align: center;"><img align="center" src="http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/be/45ad00ec8732e92165b5fd.png" style="margin: 0px;" width="550" height="275" hspace="0" vspace="0" alt="" /></p> <p style="margin: 0in; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; text-align: center;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0in; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; text-align: left;"><strong><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Georgios Kotsakis, DDS</span></strong><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">, associate professor in the Department of Periodontics, co-authored the study with researchers from the University of Washington and others that was recently published in the <em>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.</em> The study pointed to a previously unrecognized range of human inflammatory response.</span></p> https://news.uthscsa.edu/dental-researchers-discover-why-some-people-are-more-susceptible-to-chronic-inflammatory-diseases/ MoTrPAC study seeks healthy volunteers https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/1izxj7izga/1hl4mjglycp?lang=en?rss=true The Barshop Institute is part of the NIH-funded research consortium. MoTrPAC is currently seeking volunteers to study how physical activity improves health and prevents disease. 30 Jul 2021 12:00:00 EDT d2d1694375b3a20fa612e3a9bc51727b Clinical Research & Clinical Trials <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">The Barshop Institute is part of the NIH-funded research consortium. MoTrPAC is currently seeking volunteers to study how physical activity improves health and prevents disease. </span></p> http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/8e/ef4d4af649c849a4b26bfd.png https://barshopinstitute.uthscsa.edu/clinical-trials/currently-recruiting/exercise-science/ SRI monthly workshop: Fair recruitment to human clinical trials recording available https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/1izxj7izga/h2l1qlri9gb?lang=en?rss=true The Spotlight on Research Integrity, sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, is a monthly workshop designed to promote meaningful discussions in contemporary biomedical research. Register to view the June webinar [ https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/1izxj7izga/1c763vw69ub/external ], led by Helen Hazuda, PhD, professor of medicine, on utilizing the Belmont Principles to overcome challenges in clinical trial population selection and more. Check out the events section to register for the Aug. 24 workshop. 30 Jul 2021 12:00:00 EDT c500ba047255d272de8dc7bef0748369 Clinical Research & Clinical Trials <p style="margin: 0in; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">The Spotlight on Research Integrity, sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, is a monthly workshop designed to promote meaningful discussions in contemporary biomedical research. </span></p> <p style="margin: 0in; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0in; font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Register to view the </span><a style="color: #0563c1; text-decoration: underline;" href="https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/1izxj7izga/1c763vw69ub/external"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">June webinar</span></a><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">, led by </span><strong><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Helen Hazuda, PhD</span></strong><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">, professor of medicine, on utilizing the Belmont Principles to overcome challenges in clinical trial population selection and more. Check out the events section to register for the Aug. 24 workshop. </span></p> http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/00/6f986400f6437820497085.png https://opa.uthscsa.edu/spotlight