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Thursday, October 14, 11:37am News ReleasesGrants/Research

Difference from earlier surveys credited to cleanup efforts, more accurate data A new investigation by researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the Galveston County Health District has shown that blood lead levels in one- and two-year-old children in Galveston are... more »

Wednesday, October 13, 10:53am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Bloomberg, October 12, 2010

A new study finds that cancer patients treated with bisphosphonate drugs such as Aredia or Zometa to reduce or delay bone complications from cancer may be at higher risk for the irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation and for a related event, stroke. In atrial fibrillation, the upper... more »

Wednesday, October 6, 3:29pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

Thomas and Joan Geisbert will work to develop vaccines and therapies for biosafety level 4 viruses Virologists Thomas and Joan Geisbert, internationally recognized for their work with the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses, have joined the infectious disease research program of the University... more »

Friday, October 1, 10:11am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Sydney Morning Herald, October 1, 2010

UTMB researchers announced they have determined the DNA sequence of the most common mosquito species in the world, whose bite transmits potentially deadly viruses and a worm that can cause serious illness. The mosquito, whose Latin name is Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus but which is more commonly... more »

Friday, October 1, 10:03am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Bay Area Citizen, September 29, 2010

Healthy, fit astronauts make up the vast majority of space travelers to date. But as commercial space travel zooms closer to reality, the next generation of space travelers — namely, tourists — may not be so fit. “Even people with health issues can safely fly in space. It’s... more »

Thursday, September 30, 9:22am News ReleasesGrants/Research

Gene sequence of Culex quinquefasciatus will be used in quest to understand disease transmission An international research team has determined the DNA sequence of the mosquito species whose bite transmits West Nile virus, St. Louis encephalitis virus and the microscopic worm responsible for... more »

Friday, September 24, 10:06am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Medical Journal – Houston, September 1, 2010 - (Link unavailable)

UTMB researchers believe they’ve found a way to use widely available blood pressure drugs to fight the muscular weakness that normally accompanies aging. The discovery draws on research linking the loss of muscle mass with age-related changes in the behavior of the hair-thin blood vessels, or... more »

Thursday, September 16, 2:15pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Texas Medical Center News, September 15, 2010

UTMB is one of seven colleges and universities selected by the Federal Aviation Administration to participate in the FAA’s newly formed Center of Excellence for Commercial Space Transportation. The new center is a partnership of academia, industry and government, developed to address current... more »

Tuesday, September 7, 8:16am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Behavioral Health Central, September 2, 2010

UTMB researchers have completed a Phase 1 trial studying a heart failure drug for treatment of cocaine addiction. To confirm the beneficial effects of dopamine beta-hydroxylase inhibition, researchers turned to the drug nepicastat – developed in the 1990s to treat congestive heart... more »

Wednesday, August 25, 10:43am News HighlightsGrants/Research

UPI, August 24, 2010

Continuing to receive coverage is a study by UTMB researchers that indicates a drug that helps vessels dilate — increase blood flow, especially to the hair-thin vessels called capillaries — may help fight frailty due to muscle deterioration. The study, published in the journal Diabetes,... more »

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