Media Relations

Director of Media Relations
(409) 747-0794
(409) 771-7841 Cell
rareyes@utmb.edu
Senior Communications Specialist, Media Relations
(409) 772-8785
(713) 240-0402 Cell
m.balleza@utmb.edu
Senior Communications Specialist, Media Relations
(409) 772-8790
(409) 771-5105 Cell
mjdannen@utmb.edu
Senior Communications Specialist, Media Relations
(409) 772-8772
(409) 771-7863 Cell
k.hensley@utmb.edu

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News Highlights

A daily digest of news stories spotlighting the great work taking place at UTMB.
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Deadly Ebola outbreak keeps growing
Minnesota Public Radio, Apr. 10, 2014
The death toll from the outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa has passed 100. Health officials are working to...
UTMB names Niesel grad dean, vice president
Houston Chronicle, Apr. 10, 2014
Continuing coverage: UTMB has named David W. Niesel vice president and dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical...
Business and education leaders discuss increasing employment in industries
Pasadena Citizen, Apr. 9, 2014
Representatives from business and education recently met to discuss preparing more for careers in the industries of...
Keeping Kids Healthy: Monitor children’s music volume to prevent ear damage
Galveston County Daily News, Apr. 9, 2014
In their latest Keeping Kids Healthy column, UTMB Drs. Sally Robinson and Keith Bly write that nearly 27 million...
Doctor: View mental disorders as any other health issue to remove stigma
Galveston County Daily News, Apr. 9, 2014
When someone exhibits signs of a mental health problem — increased irritability, trouble sleeping, difficulty...

UTMB News Releases

International research group recognizes UTMB experts
Tuesday, Apr 15 - Murphy and Ksiazek honored for their contributions to the study of deadly diseases The global experts who study the deadliest infectious diseases recognized the contributions of Frederick A. Murphy and Thomas G. Ksiazek, professors at the University of Texas Medical Branch, with a Lifetime... more »
UTMB first hospital in Texas to receive Gold American Heart Association Award
Friday, Apr 11 -   GALVESTON, Texas — The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is the first hospital in Texas* to receive the Get With The Guidelines — Resuscitation Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The award signifies that UTMB has reached an... more »
Researchers identify good bacteria that protects against HIV
Thursday, Mar 27 -   GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston by growing vaginal skin cells outside the body and studying the way they interact with “good and bad” bacteria, think they may be able to better identify the good bacteria that protect... more »
Pioneering Research at UTMB Leads to New Vaccine Candidates for Lethal Food Poisoning Bacteria
Monday, Mar 24 - Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) are the first to use a combination of genomics and immunoinformatics approaches that could lead to vaccines against a dangerous bacterial pathogen commonly transmitted through contaminated beef. These findings are especially timely as new... more »
UTMB researchers discover a way to potentially slow down Alzheimer’s
Wednesday, Mar 19 - Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have discovered a way to potentially halt the progression of dementia caused by accumulation of a protein known as tau. Normally, tau protein is involved in microtubule formation, which acts as a brain cell’s transportation... more »


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