Grant for translational science at UTMB

August 27, 2015

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has received a $22 million grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. The Clinical and Translational Science Award will be implemented by UTMB’s Institute... more »

UTMB School of Nursing to celebrate new class with inaugural Gold-AACN White Coat Ceremony

UTMB School of Nursing to celebrate new class with inaugural Gold-AACN White Coat Ceremony

August 26, 2015

Establishing a new tradition on any university campus can be challenging, but the School of Nursing at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will be doing just that when they conduct their first ever White... more »

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7 amazing things science has discovered about music this year so far

Music. MicAugust 19, 2015

Research conducted at UTMB that found music can improve the accuracy and speed of surgeons stitches is included inthis list of seven impressive things learned about music this year.... more »


UTMB Aerospace Medicine collection flying high

August 6, 2015

NASA recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of Houston’s Mission Control at the Johnson Space Center, which has been involved with spaceflights since the beginning of the program. As a new era of commercial space travel approaches, the archives of the University of Texas Medical Branch at... 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 doctor healer track at UTMB

August 26, 2015

Dr. Victor S. Sierpina Today, I describe an antidote to loss of empathy during medical school, an all too common casualty of medical education. One study showed that up to 70 percent of graduating medical students entering internship met clinical criteria for “burn out.” This results... more »

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