Joel Baseman, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (image) University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Share Print E-Mail Caption Joel Baseman, Ph.D., is professor and chairman of microbiology and immunology at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. Dr. Baseman leads studies of whether a common respiratory bacterial pathogen and the toxin it makes are initiating and intensifying asthma and other allergic diseases. Credit UT Health Science Center San Antonio Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.