UTMB collaboration results in rapid Ebola test

March 3, 2015

University of Texas Medical Branch researchers who helped assess the effectiveness of a new rapid test kit to diagnose Ebola learned this week it has received emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug... more »

UTMB study shows testosterone being prescribed when not medically needed

UTMB study shows testosterone being prescribed when not medically needed

March 3, 2015

Study shows that 20 percent of men had normal T-levels but still received a prescription more » more »

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Scientists protect the student body from on-campus diseases

Daily TexanFebruary 26, 2015

There are deadly diseases on campus; they live in a few of the hundreds of labs. Scientists at UT-Austin take the strictest precautions to ensure these pathogens do not reach students.... more »


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 »


The wisdom of Sir William Osler MD

March 3, 2015

By Victor S. Sierpina Sir William Osler was one of the founding fathers of modern medical education. His life and work is a role model for every physician. Though he humbly admitted that he started in life “with just an ordinary stock of brains,” his lifelong discipline and system of... more »

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