UTMB's Scott Weaver, expert on chikungunya, speaks about Texas outbreak

July 8, 2014

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the first human case of chikungunya in Texas. Scott Weaver, scientific director of the Galveston National Laboratory at UTMB, is the foremost expert for this disease. Weaver, who... more »

UTMB study shows testosterone therapy does not increase heart attack risk

UTMB study shows testosterone therapy does not increase heart attack risk

July 2, 2014

Testosterone prescriptions for older men in the United States have increased more than three-fold over the past decade. Recent studies linking testosterone use with increased risk of heart attack and stroke have caused... more »

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What these STEM college women are doing this summer

Huffington PostJuly 17, 2014

Rebecca Rubinstein is a biology and Spanish major at Wellesley College. She is spending her summer in La Romana, Dominican Republic, as a Center for Tropical Diseases Research Fellow... more »

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Construction improves UTMB’s hurricane readiness

Galveston County Daily NewsJuly 22, 2014

By India Ogazi  The University of Texas Medical Branch is at work readying the campus for hurricane season even though it is in the midst of the biggest construction project in its 123-year history to strengthen the institution in the event of another major storm. “The construction... more »

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UTMB study shows testosterone therapy does not increase heart attack risk

July 2, 2014

Testosterone prescriptions for older men in the United States have increased more than three-fold over the past decade. Recent studies linking testosterone use with increased risk of heart attack and stroke... more »

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Medical Discovery News - A simple test for Alzheimer’s

Galveston County Daily NewsJuly 22, 2014

Medical Discovery News - A simple test for Alzheimer’s By  Norbert Herzog and David Niesel If you could take a test that would determine whether you would develop an incurable, degenerative and fatal illness, would you? Or would you rather not know, choosing to remain blissfully... more »

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