Metabolite in urine predicts diabetic kidney failure 5-10 years early; oral therapeutic drug shows promise in mice.
August 24, 2023
Urine levels of adenine, a metabolite produced in the kidney, are predictive and a causative biomarker of looming progressive kidney failure in patients with diabetes, a finding that could lead to earlier diagnosis and intervention, researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also called UT Health San Antonio) reported Aug. […]
Congratulations Afaf Saliba on being selected to participate in-person at WRDMP’s educational event in Cambridge, MA!
August 3, 2023
We are proud to announce that Afaf Saliba was selected to participate in-person at Pfizer’s Pharmaceutical Careers and Postdoctoral Opportunities Educational Event in Pfizer Cambridge, MA. Pfizer Pharmaceutical Careers and Postdoctoral Opportunities Educational Event is an opportunity for PhD students within 12 months of graduation to attend an in-person event at Pfizer to learn more […]
April 18, 2023
We are proud to announce that Dr. Shweta Bansal has received the 2023 Presidential Clinical Excellence award. The Presidential Clinical Excellence Award honors full-time faculty of UT Health San Antonio who provide clinical services as part of their appointments. Dr. Bansal has distinguished herself through exemplary and sustained expertise and represents the very finest in […]
September 7, 2022
Dr. Shweta Bansal as a Professor/Physician and Afaf Saliba as a Graduate Student have both been recognized in Women in Medicine Month by the Long school inclusion office; making 2 out of 20 recognized physicians/professors/trainees in 2022 at UT Health San Antonio from the division of nephrology!
Congratulations to Afaf Saliba, she was selected for a second year as a Translational Science Training Scholar!
August 25, 2022
Congratulations to Afaf Saliba, she was selected for a second year as a Translational Science Training Scholar! The TST TL1 Program is made possible through a grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NIH/NCATS, TL1 TR002647). https://iims.uthscsa.edu/tl1_current_scholars.html TL1 Trainees | Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science – UTHSCSA TST […]
Congratulations to Afaf Saliba and Pragya SinghMalla for being selected as 2022 ASN Kidney STARS Award Recipients!
August 8, 2022
Congratulations to Afaf Saliba and Pragya SinghMalla for being selected as 2022 ASN Kidney STARS award recipients! Both Pragya and Afaf are Ph.D. candidates at the Center for Precision Medicine and are mentored by Dr. Kumar Sharma. They will each receive $1,000 USD in travel support and complimentary registration to the in-person Annual Meeting at […]
Interdisciplinary Study on Precision Lifestyle Interventions Recently Published Article in Contemporary Clinical Trials
July 13, 2022
An interdisciplinary team has been exploring precision lifestyle interventions integrating health technology and omics to tackle some of the major health concerns in south Texas. Their work has been recently published at the Contemporary Clinical Trials and is now free to access at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2022.106845 Click here for full article
November 3, 2021
“Happening this week: The Nephrology Division and Center for Renal Precision Medicine has more than 10 presentations at the world’s most prestigious kidney meeting by the American Society of Nephrology “ASN Kidney Week 2021”, with 100% acceptance rate!!
March 26, 2021