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University of Texas Medical Branch

May 20, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers have found that high iron, copper levels block brain-cell DNA repair, a consistant factor in conditions such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other neurogenerative disorders. More
May 18, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Tuesday announced that researchers with the university and the University of California's San Diego School of Medicine have published a study that "offers a new understanding of a protein critical to physiological processes involved in major diseases such as diabetes and cancer". More
May 05, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch reports that groundbreaking research in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has yielded promising results in laboratory tests that may permit eye doctors to administer drugs into patients’ eyes using pulsing light instead of needles. More
May 05, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host commencement ceremonies for the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences on Friday. More
April 28, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch recently received donations of funding and equipment from corporate sources to provide cataract and glaucoma surgeries for uninsured patients at St. Vincent's House Eye Clinic. More
April 26, 2011 -- Due to a leak in the chilled water system on campus, UTMB will go on emergency status beginning at noon today. More
April 21, 2011 -- Dr. Christine Arcari was awarded "Outstanding Research Paper Presentation" at the Texas Public Health Association meeting for her presentation entitled "University of Texas Community Outreach Program: Changing Lives Changing Communities". More
April 19, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers at the university, and at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, have received a five-year, $4.8 million grant to develop a new vaccine for Junin virus, an Argentine hemorrhagic fever pathogen. More
April 16, 2011 -- The Prescription Drug Advisory Committee of the Bay Area Alliance will be set up at the University of Texas Medical Branch Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes on Saturday, April 30 taking back expired or unneeded prescription and non-prescription medications. More
April 14, 2011 -- Suresh Bhavnani, an associate professor of biomedical informatics at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, recently received a Distinguished Paper Award for research on methods to propose a new classification of asthma patients, which was conducted with an interdisciplinary team of fellow UTMB staff. More
April 08, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host the Texas Tuberculosis Research Symposium on April 11. More
April 08, 2011 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office last week issued an open records ruling requiring the University of Texas Medical Branch to release records to the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals regarding disposition records, medical records and adverse event reports. More
March 31, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is hosting an exhibit titled "Old Red: 120 Years and Counting", which chronicles the history of the university's 1891 Ashbel Smith Building. More
March 30, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host a simulated shooting incident today to test safety responses at the campus. More
March 25, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch today is holding a news conference to announced the re-designation of its trauma center as Level 1, which had been held prior to the facility being damaged during Hurricane Ike. More
March 22, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that researchers with the university have found a new virus believed to be the cause of outbreaks of severe illness and deaths five years ago in central China. More
March 17, 2011 -- The Southeast Texas Poison Center at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will observe National Poison Prevention Week, which is March 20 through March 26. More
March 16, 2011 -- Researchers with the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston recently conducted a study finding that "the medical profession may have swung the pendulum too far" in efforts to keep patients alive. More
March 09, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that James LeDuc director of the Galveston National Laboratory, joined virologists from around the world to establish the Global Virus Network. More
March 08, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Monday announced that researchers have identified a critical part of the process of how the respiratory syncytial virus causes one of the "world's most common and dangerous early childhood infections". More
March 07, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, in collaboration with NASA's Ames Research Center in California, sent 16 laboratory mice on the last mission of Space Shuttle Discovery to study the effects of spaceflight on immune response. More
March 03, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host free glaucoma screenings on Monday at the UTMB Health Eye Center in Friendswood. More
March 01, 2011 -- Students with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston traveled to Austin to meet with state representatives regarding proposed cuts to the university's budget. More
February 24, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university will receive a portion of the million-dollar prize won by IBM's Watson supercomputer in a recent Jeopardy! game show. More
February 16, 2011 -- An extensive peer review has identified 80 doctors from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston as among the Best Doctors in America. More
January 14, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Donna K. Sollenberger, executive vice president and chief executive officer of the UTMB Health System, has been elected to the 2011 governing council of the American Hospital Association's Section for Metropolitan Hospitals. More
January 14, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will close its school, business areas and administrative offices, as well as most clinics, on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. More
January 13, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today reported that a new study reveals that the prevalence of hypertension among older Mexican-Americans living in the Southwest region of the United States has increased slightly in the last decade. More
December 16, 2010 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch Pediatric and Adult Primary Care Clinic in Friendswood will be extending its hours beginning in January. More
December 16, 2010 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will hold commencement ceremonies for graduates of the School of Health Professions on Friday. More
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