UTMB study finds that Hispanic women less likely to survive endometrial uterine cancer

Galveston County Daily NewsDecember 11, 2014

In the largest study to date evaluating outcomes of Hispanic women with endometrial uterine cancer, researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have found that Hispanic women in the United States were signi?cantly... more »

UTMB's Thomas Geisbert highlighted among Time Magazine's Person of the Year Ebola Fighters

UTMB's Thomas Geisbert highlighted among Time Magazine's Person of the Year Ebola Fighters

December 11, 2014

Time Magazine's 2014 Person of the Year is not one but many -- the Ebola Fighters. Among those spotlighted is Thomas Geisbert, professor of microbiology and immunology, who is currently testing potential vaccines and... more »

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Rainforest is a reservoir for new medicines

Galveston County Daily NewsDecember 18, 2014

Our Bodies, Our Lives by UTMB’s Tristi Muir: On a recent trip to Brazil, I immersed myself in an exploration of the richly diverse Amazonian rain forest. I was awed to learn that... more »

Features

Stop, Drop & Roll to help isle’s Blocker Burn Unit

Galveston County Daily NewsSeptember 29, 2014

By Maureen Balleza, UTMB When Sandy Montelongo emcees the Stop, Drop & Roll race to benefit the patients and families of the Blocker Burn Unit at the University of Texas Medical Branch, she knows just what this means for them. She is a burn survivor herself. In a tragic case of abuse, at... more »

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UTMB receives $5.7 million grant to develop research network

September 26, 2014

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has been awarded a $5.7 million grant and been named the lead institution for a University of Texas System collaboration to enhance research and biomedical... more »

Columns

Medical Discovery News-Are you ready for participatory medicine?

Galveston County Daily NewsDecember 17, 2014

By Norbert Herzog and David Niesel Imagine if public use of social media influenced health care in the United States. The result would be medical care that’s more patient-centric and data-driven.Luckily, we don’t have to wait for these two platforms to converge because it’s... more »

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