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Tuesday, January 21, 4:31pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Dallas Morning News, January 17, 2014

Dr. Kyriakos Markides, a professor of aging studies at UTMB, coined the term Hispanic Paradox in 1986 while studying the health of Mexicans in the Southwest. “It’s been many years since we discovered this, and people still haven’t figured it out,” he says. Back in the... more »

Tuesday, January 21, 4:26pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

BioNews Texas, January 17, 2014

Researchers from UTMB, The Scripps Research Institute and Northwestern University have revealed an atomic-level view of a genetic defect that causes a form of muscular dystrophy known as myotonic dystrophy type 2. This information is being used to design drug candidates to counteract those... more »

Monday, December 23, 10:54am News ReleasesGrants/Research

  Dr. James Goodwin speaks with Jim Guidry about research on prostate cancer screening. Listen to the interview with Guidry News Many primary care doctors continue to administer the prostate-specific antigen test to even their oldest patients despite the fact that no medical organization... more »

Friday, December 20, 11:03am News ReleasesGrants/Research

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will expand its current research facilities to include 93,000 square feet of critically needed space for its growing research activities. The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Dec. 12 approved the amendment of the UTMB Capital... more »

Wednesday, December 18, 11:10am News ReleasesGrants/Research

The University of Texas Medical Branch will conduct a series of community discussions meant to provide academicians more perspectives on bioethical issues evolving in the health care industry. Two groups — one representing St. Vincent’s House, the other a partnership between the... more »

Wednesday, December 18, 11:05am News ReleasesGrants/Research

At its current level of development, Mexico is ill prepared for its rapidly aging population. According to researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch, people age 65 and older accounted for only 6 percent of the country’s population in 2010, but will represent 15 percent by 2036.... more »

Wednesday, December 18, 9:56am News ReleasesGrants/Research

Dr. James S. Goodwin has been appointed vice president and chief research officer at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Goodwin, who holds the George and Cynthia Mitchell Distinguished Chair in Geriatric Medicine, joined UTMB in 1992. “Dr. Goodwin will work with the... more »

Wednesday, December 11, 11:22am News ReleasesGrants/Research

Research shows that deletion of the Epac1 gene protects from fatal rickettsiosis Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have discovered a way to block a disease pathway that could be a breakthrough in defeating some of the world’s most devastating human... more »

Tuesday, December 10, 1:44pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

Senior author Dr. Taylor Riall discusses the breast biopsy study with Jim Guidry. Listen to the interview with Guidry News Many women in Texas who are found to have an abnormality on routine mammogram or discover a lump in one of their breasts end up having an old-fashioned surgical biopsy to... more »

Tuesday, November 26, 9:26am News ReleasesGrants/Research

Advent of PCV-13 vaccine in 2010 contributed to sharp downward trend Otitis media, more commonly known as ear infection, is the leading cause of pediatric health care visits and the most frequent reason children are prescribed antibiotics or undergo surgery. Researchers from the University of Texas... more »

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