UT Health News - 5-5-22 UT Health San Antonio News https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/ en-us 05 May 2022 10:45:03 EDT 05 May 2022 10:45:03 EDT https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/rss.xml Newsweaver communications@uthscsa.edu (University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSCSA)) support@newsweaver.ie (Newsweaver) 60 true NIH-funded study will help dentists make better treatment decisions to improve oral health https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/12w5o3fzcci?lang=en?rss=true The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $2.4 million grant to UT Health San Antonio, which will work in collaboration with the American Dental Association Science & Research Institute to conduct a clinical trial studying the responsible use of antibiotics in combination with other treatments for gum disease. 14 Dec 2021 12:00:00 EST 89b30b779b4e8e4e7274214c037fce37 Feature Article <p class="centered-only" style="text-align: center;"><img align="center" src="http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/4e/6b7f0e21105eb7f0ddc4a9.jpg" style="margin:0px;" width="551" height="367" hspace="0" vspace="0" alt="" /></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $2.4 million grant to UT Health San Antonio, which will work in collaboration with the American Dental Association Science & Research Institute to conduct a clinical trial studying the responsible use of antibiotics in combination with other treatments for gum disease. </span></p> <p class="centered-only" style="text-align: center;"><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> Learn More https://news.uthscsa.edu/nih-awards-2-4-million-grant-to-ut-health-san-antonio-and-ada-science-research-institute-to-study-responsible-antibiotic-use-2/ In the race to solve Alzheimer’s, scientists discover more clues https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1n58z77f3k2?lang=en?rss=true Researchers at the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases are leading a global effort to combat Alzheimer’s. Thanks to international collaboration, more genetic variations for the disease have been identified and drug development is underway. 22 Feb 2022 12:00:00 EST 44159c23a9126c099f516828e41f0a40 Feature Article <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">Researchers at the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases are leading a global effort to combat Alzheimer’s. Thanks to international collaboration, more genetic variations for the disease have been identified and drug development is underway.</span></p> <p><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/50/4a3709ef05c2a0f6c596dc.jpg Learn More https://news.uthscsa.edu/in-the-race-to-solve-alzheimers-disease-scientists-find-more-needles-in-the-haystack-2/?utm_source=Newsweaver&utm_medium=email&utm_term=In+the+race+to+solve+Alzheimer%E2%80%99s+disease%2C+scientists+find+more+needles+in+the+haystack&utm_campaign=thisweek University provides youth mental health telemedicine services https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/5s65vft0iyw?lang=en?rss=true As part of the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium, UT Health San Antonio serves as the region’s coordinating and provider site. The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences fields referrals from school districts in 35 Texas counties, helping students gain quicker access to mental and behavioral care. 03 May 2022 12:00:00 EDT 58202e1fd604cf00071c3cbe2ad4e3aa Feature Article <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">As part of the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium, UT Health San Antonio serves as the region’s coordinating and provider site. The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences fields referrals from school districts in 35 Texas counties, helping students gain quicker access to mental and behavioral care.</span></p> <p><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/e3/8bec169fef292a726edcc2.jpg Learn More https://news.uthscsa.edu/ut-health-san-antonio-is-regional-provider-for-school-youth-mental-and-behavioral-health-telemedicine-services-2/ Anibal Diogenes, DDS, PhD, receives prestigious Piper Professor Award https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1om1a7tr2c3?lang=en?rss=true The Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation award recognizes superior teaching at the university level and is made annually to only 10 educators across Texas, honoring their outstanding achievements in teaching. 05 Apr 2022 12:00:00 EDT 414e46c89e55ee9ed402bced849a5e7d Feature Article <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">The Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation award recognizes superior teaching at the university level and is made annually to only 10 educators across Texas, honoring their outstanding achievements in teaching. </span></p> http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/d2/25f745c6d90ec6ff125150.png Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/dr-diogenes-honored-with-prestigious-2022-piper-professor-award/ Compassion Path dedicated in ceremony with city’s mayor https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/9t9zpottzj9?lang=en?rss=true A trail of 11 trees now lines the walking path in front of the Long School of Medicine. At the April 19 dedication, Mayor Ron Nirenberg spoke about the importance of San Antonio’s commitment to compassion and the university’s efforts to uphold those values. 23 Mar 2022 12:00:00 EDT 90f0ca11e9d8f4e62c40336d5e97f7cb Feature Article <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">A trail of 11 trees now lines the walking path in front of the Long School of Medicine. At the April 19 dedication, Mayor Ron Nirenberg spoke about the importance of San Antonio’s commitment to compassion and the university’s efforts to uphold those values. <!-- Read More Spacer -->  </span></p> Photo of surgery http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/70/eb7bfe4c28d99160efd203.jpg Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/compassion-path-dedicated-in-meaningful-ceremony-with-the-mayor/?utm_source=Newsweaver&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Compassion+Path+dedicated+in+meaningful+ceremony+with+the+mayor&utm_campaign=thisweek Institution recognizes teaching, research and clinical excellence https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1eis47czxw2?lang=en?rss=true During its recent 2022 Presidential Awards ceremony, UT Health San Antonio recognized 16 individuals and one team with awards for excellence and distinguished service to the university. 03 May 2022 12:00:00 EDT e684383def68962c916977f61032dd55 Feature Article <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">During its recent 2022 Presidential Awards ceremony, UT Health San Antonio recognized 16 individuals and one team with awards for excellence and distinguished service to the university.</span></p> <p><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/2e/5dc8cd22c64aba5fc68540.jpg Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/2022-presidential-award-recipients-recognized/?utm_source=Newsweaver&utm_medium=email&utm_term=2022+Presidential+Award+recipients+recognized&utm_campaign=thisweek Clinical Care Spotlight: How to recognize and treat memory loss and dementia https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1ar8ayv6z2p?lang=en?rss=true In this KENS 5 Medical Minute, Dr. Cynthia Cantu, medical director and primary care physician at UT Health De Zavala [ https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1ubztir8gx8/external ], discusses why patients should start with their primary care physician when addressing concerns about dementia. 03 May 2022 12:00:00 EDT 8b009c9539a053bd73f3174bc9ae6cdc Patient Care <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">In this KENS 5 Medical Minute, Dr. Cynthia Cantu, medical director and primary care physician at <a href="https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1ubztir8gx8/external">UT Health De Zavala</a>, discusses why patients should start with their primary care physician when addressing concerns about dementia.</span></p> http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/e2/6f1b60fa5efca6cc2cc98b.png Watch Video https://www.uthscsa.edu/patient-care/physicians/news-item/how-recognize-and-treat-memory-loss-and-dementia?utm_source=Newsweaver&utm_medium=email&utm_term=How+to+recognize+and+treat+memory+loss+and+dementia&utm_campaign=uthealthiernews Everything it takes https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1wccvcznf9a?lang=en?rss=true [ https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1e558p4yl4k/external ] At UT Health San Antonio, we use the power of research to discover new life-changing therapies that fight disease and save lives — because we do everything it takes to ensure the healthiest you. See how we’re changing lives and find a provider. [ https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/15z0s0ualeo/external ] 10 Dec 2021 12:00:00 EST 73158c0b60c98263bc943928c148c48e Patient Care <p class="p1 centered-only" style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1e558p4yl4k/external" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><img align="center" src="http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v2files/shard200/1000322/71/9482ca8c8ed6ac1ca7de70.png" style="margin: 10px;" width="676" height="378" hspace="10" vspace="10" alt="" /></a></p> <p class="p1"> </p> <p class="p1"><span style="font-size: 15px;">At UT Health San Antonio, we use the power of research to discover new life-changing therapies that fight disease and save lives — because we do <strong><em>everything it takes</em></strong> to ensure the healthiest you. </span><a href="https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/15z0s0ualeo/external" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><span style="font-size: 15px;">See how we’re changing lives and find a provider.</span></a></p> Watch Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCw_-M1WpvA News 4: Addicted Texas: UT Health San Antonio testing new treatment for meth addicts https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1bmmdqmkzzu?lang=en?rss=true Dr. Jennifer Potter, vice president for research and executive director of the Be Well Texas initiative, was interviewed for this story. Dr. Tara Karns-Wright and Kierstyn Gallegos, Psychiatry, were also quoted. 20 Apr 2022 12:00:00 EDT 3352058fbbf0063fdc52f30a6c46c5aa In the News <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Dr. Jennifer Potter, vice president for research and executive director of the Be Well Texas initiative, was interviewed for this story. Dr. Tara Karns-Wright and Kierstyn Gallegos, Psychiatry, were also quoted.</span></p> Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/news-4-addicted-texas-ut-health-san-antonio-testing-new-treatment-for-meth-addicts/ KSAT 12 Q&A: Dr. Tess Barton, UT Health San Antonio Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/pr4nviq2rof?lang=en?rss=true In this interview, Dr. Barton talks about hepatitis in children and the possibility of the first COVID-19 vaccine for very young children. 05 Apr 2022 12:00:00 EDT 6c4fcb2448c5be4182e61c82cacc82cc In the News <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">In this interview, Dr. Barton talks about hepatitis in children and the possibility of the first COVID-19 vaccine for very young children.</span></p> Watch Video https://news.uthscsa.edu/ksat-12-qa-dr-tess-barton-ut-health-san-antonio-pediatric-infectious-disease-specialist/ KENS 5: Verify: Yes, you should not use an at-home coronavirus test kit past its expiration date https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/12d4nkgqicp?lang=en?rss=true Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, and Dr. Fred Campbell, General Medicine, are quoted in this story. 22 Feb 2022 12:00:00 EST c9f73886430ea8530cfa68cbd5c45556 In the News <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Dr. Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, and Dr. Fred Campbell, General Medicine, are quoted in this story.</span></p> Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/kens-5-verify-yes-you-should-not-use-an-at-home-coronavirus-test-kit-past-its-expiration-date/ KSAT 12: Allergies or other illnesses? UT Health San Antonio doctor breaks down the symptoms https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/16m65g9eeqg?lang=en?rss=true Dr. Edward Brooks, chief of Pediatric Immunology and Infectious Disease, appeared as a live guest during this interview. 20 Apr 2022 12:00:00 EDT 701520fdd2acc28e47b31ef2c2dd26fb In the News <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Dr. Edward Brooks, chief of Pediatric Immunology and Infectious Disease, appeared as a live guest during this interview.</span></p> Watch Video https://news.uthscsa.edu/ksat-12-allergies-or-other-illnesses-ut-health-san-antonio-doctor-breaks-down-the-symptoms/ Yahoo! Finance: UT Health San Antonio awarded more than $2M for periodontal disease clinical trial https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/11emajj4hd5?lang=en?rss=true Dr. Georgios Kotsakis, Periodontics, and Dr. Peter Loomer, dean of the School of Dentistry, are quoted in this story. 08 Feb 2022 12:00:00 EST 89e9551bab15d1a7bb71dddf5f3d927c In the News <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Dr. Georgios Kotsakis, Periodontics, and Dr. Peter Loomer, dean of the School of Dentistry, are quoted in this story.</span></p> Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/yahoo-finance-ut-health-san-antonio-awarded-more-than-2m-for-periodontal-disease-clinical-trial/ Other faculty experts in the media https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1x96ey3edgb?lang=en?rss=true 25 Mar 2020 12:00:00 EDT 5a0b529487498d2edff56c4644f23a69 In the News Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/all-news/?wpv_view_count=20070&wpv-category=in-the-news&wpv-health-condition=0&wpv-academic-school=0&wpv-health-service=0&wpv_filter_submit=Submit&utm_source=Newsweaver&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Other+faculty+experts+in+the+media&utm_campaign=uthealthnews