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05/01/20 | 7 p.m. | Updates from extramural sponsors, Office of Sponsored Programs

May 4, 2020

For this week’s COVID-19 sponsored programs update, we have the following four (4) topics: CPRIT COVID-19 Special Reporting Requirements Fourth COVID-19 Relief Package, P.L. 116-139 NIH’s NIAID COVID-19 research priorities COVID-19 Funding Opportunities CPRIT COVID-19 Special Reporting Requirements For those investigators with active CPRIT grants, OSP will be requesting your assistance when preparing the March-May […]


4/24/20  | 5 p.m.  |  Updates from extramural sponsors, Office of Sponsored Programs

April 27, 2020

For this week’s COVID-19 sponsored programs update, we have the following three (3) topics: NIH application information related to COVID-19 New NIH Resource to Analyze COVID-19 Literature COVID-19 Funding Opportunities NIH Application Information related to COVID-19 For NIH applications that are currently being peer-reviewed, the NIH has released guidance to clarify that when reviewing applications, […]


4/17/20 | 3 p.m. | Updates from extramural sponsors, Office of Sponsored Programs

April 24, 2020

Over the past week, new information related to COVID-19 from our extramural sponsors has been limited.  However, we would like to provide information regarding the following four (4) important topics: NIH supplemental funding information for active projects affected by COVID-19 Available NIH Supplements and Revisions related to the study of COVID-19 All COVID-19 Funding Opportunities […]


4/10/20 | 5:30 pm | Updates from extramural sponsors, Office of Sponsored Programs

April 13, 2020

In accordance with our weekly COVID-19 sponsored programs update, we would like to bring four (4) areas to your attention this week: NIH COVID-19 updates Texas state agencies COVID-19 updates and guidance Additional Information regarding COVID-19 Tracking for Non-Salary Related Expenses COVID-19 Funding Opportunities (New and Supplemental Funds Available) NIH COVID-19 updates NIH is Open […]


4/10/20 | 2:45 pm | Employees & Students Must Contact Hotline for COVID-19 Related Inquiries

April 10, 2020

Wellness 360 will be providing clearance physicals according to the return to work policy (4/8/2020). If UT Health San Antonio Employees and/or Students think they need COVID-19 testing, first contact the UT Health Hotline at 210-450-8000 for COVID-19 related inquiries.  Instructions will be provided on whether testing is indicated and how the sample will be […]


04/09/20 | 6:04 pm | A message from the office of the Vice President for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs

April 10, 2020

Dear UT Health San Antonio Students: Within the past thirty days, you have demonstrated tremendous flexibility and resilience as you have adjusted to the complexities of operating in changing environments as part of our COVID-19 pandemic response. You have met these challenges with grace, fortitude, and professionalism for which I am deeply grateful. Your respectful […]


4/4/20  | 3:00 pm  |  Updates from extramural sponsors, Office of Sponsored Programs

April 4, 2020

In accordance with our weekly COVID-19 sponsored programs to update, we would like to bring to your attention four (4) areas of focus this week: NIH & Other Federal Agency administrative flexibility related to UT Health SA’s continued research operations CPRIT’s COVID-19 updates COVID-19 Funding Opportunities (New and Supplemental Funds Available) COVID-19 Tracking for Non-Salary […]


03/31/20 | 10:30 am | Clarification of GSBS Student Research Policy

March 31, 2020

GSBS Community: An email went out last week from the Office of the Vice-President for Research (VPR) regarding the institutional position on research as it relates to our graduate student trainees and COVID-19. The salient points related to graduate students in the laboratory are as follows: There is no institutional mandate to halt basic science research, although […]


03/30/20 | 3:00 pm | A message from the Vice President for Research

March 30, 2020

Dear Research Community, UT Health San Antonio is following the WHO and CDC guidelines to protect the health and safety of our workforce and mitigate the spread of coronavirus in our community. The institution’s COVID-19 website is continuously updated and research-specific communications are available under the Research Continuity tab. Below are the latest updates on: Clinical trials requiring face-to-face interactions In-person sponsor monitoring visits […]


3/27/20 | 3:00 pm | Office of Sponsored Programs

March 30, 2020

Summary of Updates from our Extramural Funding Sponsors and new COVID-19 funding opportunities repository. In accordance with our weekly COVID-19 sponsored programs to update, we would like to bring to your attention four (4) areas of focus this week: Information related to charging of salaries/fringe benefits to grants Information regarding federal sponsors’ allowances for investigators […]