UTMB assumes a leadership position in health care administration

April 16, 2015

GALVESTON, Texas – The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has been accredited by the American National Standards Institute as an organization to develop benchmark procedures in the area of health care... more »

UTMB researchers develop Ebola vaccine effective in a single dose

UTMB researchers develop Ebola vaccine effective in a single dose

April 7, 2015

 An interdisciplinary team from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Profectus BioSciences, Inc. has developed a quick-acting vaccine that is both safe and effective with a single dose against the... more »

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2 new Ebola vaccines pass important early test, researchers say

New York TimesApril 14, 2015

UTMB’s Thomas Geisbert and his collaborators at Profectus Biosciences have developed two new Ebola vaccines that protect monkeys against the strain of the virus responsible for... more »

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UTMB addresses health disparities among Hispanics

Galveston County Daily NewsDecember 23, 2014

UTMB’s Hispanic Center of Excellence is working to reduce disparities through the recruitment and training of culturally competent medical students and through faculty development. more »

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UTMB aims to improve local adolescent HPV vaccine rates

February 20, 2015

Gynecologist awarded $1.4 million to implement project that will increase the number of adolescents receiving the HPV vaccine more »

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Keeping Kids Healthy-When is your child too sick to go to school?

Galveston County Daily NewsApril 15, 2015

By Sally Robinson Most children get sick at some point during the school year. In fact, the average school-age child gets about 6 to 9 common colds per year. Many parents sometimes send their children to school sick and other children catch what they have. Sometimes it is difficult for... more »

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