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May 27, 2014 -- Dr. Douglas Paddon-Jones, leader of a team of researchers who announced their finding that a full serving of protein is needed at each meal for maximum muscle health.  Listen (15:03)

May 5, 2014 --
Dr. Timothy Reistetter, lead author on research which found that rehabilitation outcomes for people who have had a stroke vary greatly depending on where they live in the United States. Listen (14:39)

April 21, 2014 -- Dr. Wissam Khalife,  Interim Director of the Heart Failure/Transplant and Left Ventricular Assist Device Program at UTMB, on research on a new drug treatment. Listen

December 23, 2013 -- Dr. James Goodwin, who has recently been promoted to vice president and chief research officer, talks about a new study that shows that one out of four colonoscopies paid for by Medicare is potentially inappropriate. Listen (14:01)

December 1, 2013 -- Associate Professor of Surgery Dr. Taylor Riall discusses her study of the use of breast biopsy surgery in women suspected of breast cancer, rather than minimally invasive biopsy.  Listen (6:56)


October 27, 2013 -- Dr. Alan Barrett, director of the Sealy Center for Vaccine Development at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, discusses a recent paper on West Nile Virus.  Listen (10:30)

October 3, 2013 --
Dr. Elizabeth Lyons talks about her project that can be described as “working out with the living dead”.  Listen (13:49)

August 26, 2013 -- Professor George Kramer, principal investigator talks about a project that he calls “an automated critical care system” and which was described in a UTMB news release as a “trauma center in a backpack.” Listen (21:46)

August 5, 2013 -- Dr. Jacques Baillargeon,who is the lead author of a study of testosterone-prescribing patterns, visited with Guidry News Service. Listen (18:21)

May 28, 2013 --Dr. Xiaodong Cheng who has been working to identify and block a protein that interferes with an appetite-suppressing hormone called leptin talked to Guidry News Service. 
Listen (24:07)

April 26, 2013 -- Dr. Shannon Clark participated in an interview with Guidry News Service about the return of 
Diclegis as a treatment of morning sickness.  
Listen (11:20)

March 28, 2013 -
Dr. Steve R. Fisher, lead author of a UTMB study on the activity levels of elderly people following hospital stays, visited with Guidry News Service.  Listen (10:30)

March 11, 2013 - D
rs. Kathryn Cunningham, Noelle Anastasio and Scott Gilbertson, members of an interdisciplinary team of researchers from UTMB and UH which talked about a new way to influence the vital serotonin signaling system, possibly leading to more effective medications with fewer side effects. Listen (16:45)

February 14, 2013 -
UTMB Professor Cheryl Watson, senior author of a paper on a study of  the effect of chemical substitutes for use in plastics to avoid health risks. Listen (12:58)

January 31, 2013 -
Dr. Sami Kilic, associate professor and director of minimally invasive gynecology in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston talks about research he conducted on an innovative approach to training. Listen (23:56)

December 7, 2012 -

Dr. Jin Mo Chung, a professor of neuroscience and cell biology, whose pioneering methods of research on pain are known as the “Chung Model” by his peers, talked about his research. Listen  (25 minutes, 47 seconds)

November 20, 2012 -
Drs. Larry Denner and Kelly Dineley, a husband-wife team at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, who are conducting research on an FDA-approved drug that had initially been used to treat insulin resistance in people with diabetes and now has shown promise as a way to improve cognitive performance in some humans with Alzheimer’s disease talk about their research. Listen

October 29, 2012 - Dr. Casey Duncan, lead author of a paper analyzing the options for terminally ill pancreatic cancer patients. (10 Minutes)

October 19, 2012 - Members of a research team investigating a mosquito transmitted virus which could lead to new vaccines and drugs. (19 Minutes)

September 17, 2012 - Dr. Kenneth Ottenbacher, director of the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences at UTMB and lead investigator on a study of rehabilitation. (25 Minutes)

September 11, 2012 -
Dr. William J. Calhoun on a study that shows that mild asthma patients may not need daily inhaled steroid therapy and would do just as well using the inhalers only when symptoms occur. (19 Minutes)

August 30, 2012 - Professor Volker Neugebauer, who has been awarded a four-year, $1.36 million grant by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to conduct an innovative study of the relationship between pain and parts of the brain associated with cognitive thought and emotional response. (15 Minutes)

August 13, 2012 - Dr. Radek Bukowski, professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, who has been doing research on the effect that the size of babies at birth has on the future health of the mother. (17 Minutes)

August 6, 2012 - Dr. Tetsuro Ikegami, who is part of a research team that is developing an improved vaccine for Rift Valley Fever virus. (20 Mi

July 30, 2012 -- Dr. Joan Nichols, principal investigator on a project at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston that received a $1.25 National Institutes of Health grant to develop a method of custom-growing human lung tissue to make a three-dimensional model for biomedical studies, visited with Guidry News Service on Friday. (29 Minutes) 
July 09, 2012 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston professor Istvan Boldogh, senior author of a paper on repair of DNA which is now online in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, visited with Guidry News Service about what he describes as a “surprising connection” between a key DNA-repair process and a cellular signaling network linked to aging, heart disease, cancer and other chronic conditions. (32 Minutes)

July 02, 2012
-- A study on adolescent sexual behavior, with a focus on “sexting”, by University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers is featured in today’s issue of Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. (12 Minutes)

June 18, 2012 -- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston physician Dr. Abbey B. Berenson, who is the Ruth Hargrave M.D. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as director for the Center of Interdisciplinary Research in Women’s Health, has conducted research on why adolescent girls who begin vaccinations for Human Papillomavirus do not complete the series of three that is required for protection from anogenital cancers, including cervical cancer. (9 Minutes) 

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