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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Keeping Kids Healthy: Keep children hydrated to avoid heat stroke

Galveston County Daily NewsAugust 20, 2014

By Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Most people know that the average normal human body temperature is about 98.6 degrees. This is the temperature at which the body is comfortable and... 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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Keeping Kids Healthy: Keep children hydrated to avoid heat stroke

Galveston County Daily NewsAugust 20, 2014

By Sally Robinson and Keith Bly Most people know that the average normal human body temperature is about 98.6 degrees. This is the temperature at which the body is comfortable and wants to stay. When the weather gets above 100 degrees, the only way for the body to cool itself and stay at 98.6 deg... more »

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