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2021 News


Black Fungus Expert Says Conditions Are in Place for Another Fungi Epidemic
Dr. Soo Chan Lee is one of world's leading experts of mucormycosis, also known as the black fungus, and a member of the South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases at UTSA.
» UTSA Today

Sophomore Biology Major Mariah Antopia Named a Barry Goldwater Scholar
The Barry Goldwater Scholar is the most prestigious national scholarship awarded to undergraduate students engaging in research in the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics.
» UTSA Today

Dr. Jenny Hsieh Leads Groundbreaking Study that Suggests COVID-19 Virus Might Enter the Human Brain
Dr. Hsieh created a unique laboratory model with different types of brain cells infected with small amounts of SARS-CoV-2 and found that the brain’s glial cells were susceptible to COVID-19 infection. Next, Dr. Hsieh and her team will investigate the long-term effects of COVID-19 brain infection.
» UTSA Today

Dr. George Perry Is One of Four Scientists Appointed to the NervGen Alzheimer's Disease Scientific Advisory Board
NervGen Pharma (NervGen) is a biotech company dedicated to creating innovative solutions for the treatment of nerve damage and neurodegenerative diseases.
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New Institute to Leverage Experts to Advance Regenerative Medicine
A joint initiative between UTSA’s College of Engineering and the College of Sciences, the Institute of Regenerative Medicine will be led by Dr. Eric Brey and Dr. John McCarrey.
» UTSA Today

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