The Center for Mucosal & Microbiome Biology at UT Health San Antonio will function as a collaborative entity for researchers from across the institution, the region and South Texas. The center serves as an intellectual hub for basic and translational immunology research and education across disciplines, including oncology, endocrinology, neurology and psychiatry.
UT Health San Antonio’s School of Dentistry is partnering with The Oral Cancer Foundation to host The San Antonio Oral Cancer Walk 2022 this Saturday, April 23. The event is open to all. Students and faculty from the schools of dentistry and nursing will provide free oral cancer screenings and vaccinations for human papillomavirus, a common viral infection linked to the disease.
Texas Public Radio’s “Twenty-Four Seven: A Podcast About Caregiving” presents stories about caring for a loved one experiencing dementia. The recently aired final installment of Season 2 helps explain how long-term care works in the United States. Listen to this enlightening conversation, and catch up on episodes you’ve missed.
Dr. Monica Serra, from the department of Medicine, division of Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Medicine and the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, is quoted in this story.
Dr. Marjorie David, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, is quoted in this article about the BA.2 variant in Bexar County and how the UT Health San Antonio pathology lab is the only one in the county performing genome sequencing to determine variants of the coronavirus.