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Wednesday, June 30, 9:46am News ReleasesGrants/Research

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has awarded the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston a $4.8 million grant to improve cancer data systems to meet one of five fundamental goals set by  the Texas Cancer Plan. UTMB is the lead institution in the multidisciplinary... more »

Monday, June 28, 11:22am News ReleasesGrants/Research

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded an $800,000 training grant to the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to prepare licensed occupational and physical therapists to work with infants to school-aged children who have disabilities.  The grant program, Specialized Training... more »

Wednesday, June 23, 4:08pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

GALVESTON, Texas – For someone with a severe, incurable lung disorder such as cystic fibrosis or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung transplant may be the only chance for survival. Unfortunately, it’s often not a very good chance. Matching donor lungs are rare, and many... more »

Tuesday, June 8, 9:00am News ReleasesGrants/Research

GALVESTON, Texas — The Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has received a $5.8 million renewal of its grant from the National Institute on Aging.   “With this renewal of our grant for the next five years, we... more »

Wednesday, June 2, 9:00am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Nature, May 27, 2010

Ever since biologists learned how to grow human cells in culture half a century ago, the cells have been plagued by a problem of identity: many commonly used cell lines are not actually what researchers think they are. Cell-line misidentification has led to mistakes in the literature, misguided... more »

Wednesday, May 26, 9:05am News ReleasesGrants/Research

Dr. Jeff Temple, an assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, will study the impact of teen dating violence on mental health with the help of a research grant from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.  His... more »

Thursday, May 13, 8:57am News ReleasesGrants/Research

For years, researchers have known that resistance exercise training –such as weightlifting, in which muscles work against gravity or another force — can be one of the most effective ways to fight the debilitating muscle loss caused by aging. But many older people are unable to get the... more »

Wednesday, April 28, 4:55pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

The tenth annual Galveston Brain Injury Conference, set for May 5-7 at Moody Gardens, will focus on the diagnosis, treatment and mechanisms of  blast-induced brain injury. The conference is an invitational event sponsored by the Center for Rehabilitation Sciences and the School of Health... more »

Friday, April 23, 3:00pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Reuters Health, April 22, 2010

Continuing to receive international coverage is a study by UTMB Drs. Abbey Berenson and Mahbubur Rahman that says millions of obese women may be falling through the cracks of current weight guidelines. In the study of women aged 20 to 33 years, they found that more than a quarter weren’t... more »

Monday, April 12, 9:00am News HighlightsGrants/Research

New England Journal of Medicine, April 8, 2010 - (Link unavailable)

UTMB Drs. Garland Anderson and George Saade contributed to this study that found that vitamins C and E supplements given in the ninth to 16th week of pregnancy in low-risk women did not reduce the rate of adverse maternal or perinatal outcomes related to pregnancy-associated hypertension. more »

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