Six UTMB faculty members receive Outstanding Teaching Awards

August 15, 2014

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has awarded six faculty members at the University of Texas Medical Branch with the board's highest honor in recognition of their performance in the classroom and their dedication to innovation... more »

UTMB named a World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Vaccine Research

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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Geisbert: The day I discovered Ebola-Reston

Houston ChronicleAugust 19, 2014

In this guest blog for Gray Matters, UTMB’s Thomas Geisbert recalls the day he discovered Ebola-Reston: In 1989, I was 27 years old and was working as a research microbiologist... 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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Medical Discovery News - Sponges save a soldier

Galveston County Daily NewsAugust 19, 2014

Medical Discovery News  By Norbert Herzog and David Niesel Since the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq began in 2001 and 2004, respectively, more than 1 million people have died in the combat. By the end of 2013, 5,829 of those casualties were American soldiers. In 76 percent of potentially... more »

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