More than 200 UTMB medical students to take part in symbolic white coat ceremony

August 21, 2014

Event marks entry into medical profession. more »

UTMB researchers develop treatment effective against lethal Marburg virus

UTMB researchers develop treatment effective against lethal Marburg virus

ScienceAugust 20, 2014

For the first time, researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, in collaboration with Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, have protected nonhuman primates against Marburg virus – Angola hemorrhagic fever.... more »

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Toenails play role in your health — take care of them

Galveston County Daily NewsAugust 26, 2014

In the latest column by UTMB’s Dr. Victor S. Sierpina: Many medical diagnoses can be made from studying the nails. Anemic patients have a spoon shape to their pale, brittle... more »

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The day I discovered Ebola-Reston

Houston ChronicleAugust 19, 2014

Tom Geisbert, a professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, studies viruses, such as Ebola, that require Biosafety Level 4 containment. His first encounter with Ebola came in 1989, when tissue samples from monkeys thought to have been infected... more »

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UTMB named a World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Vaccine Research

August 15, 2014

The world experts on vaccine development at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have received an international designation acknowledging their unique niche in a sphere where research, government... more »

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Inside UTMB - Labor Day closures

Galveston County Daily NewsAugust 26, 2014

Labor Day closures UTMB schools, business areas, administrative offices and most clinics will be closed Sept. 1 for the Labor Day holiday. John Sealy Hospital and the emergency room never close. For more information about UTMB clinics and patient services, including pediatric urgent care clinic... more »

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