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Friday, January 8, 2:00pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

KHOU-TV (Channel 11, Houston), January 7, 2010

Birth defects from drinking and from smoking while pregnant are among the most preventable, yet they are among the most devastating and costly. While it’s one thing to tell women to stop, it’s quite another for some to do it. According to Mahmoud Ahmed, director of UTMB’s... more »

Tuesday, January 5, 4:30pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Times of India, January 5, 2010

Scientists from UTMB and Shriners Hospitals for Children-Galveston have revealed that a compound called glycyrrhizin might be an effective tool in battling life-threatening, antibiotic-resistant infections resulting from severe burns. The study showed that glycyrrhizin improved the ability of... more »

Monday, January 4, 3:30pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Reuters, December 31, 2009

Researchers at UTMB have found that the prevalence of diabetes among older Mexican Americans increased significantly from 1993-1994 to 2004-2005. A study by Holly A. Beard, Majd Al Ghatrif, Rafael Samper-Ternent, Kerstin Gerst and Kyriakos S. Markides published in the December issue of Diabetes Care... more »

Wednesday, December 23, 3:30pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Galveston County Daily News, December 23, 2009

The University of Texas Medical Branch’s National Biocontainment Training Center has received a $5 million boost in federal funding support. The funding, contained in the Department of Defense appropriations bill, was signed into law by the president Monday. The medical branch is a nationally... more »

Tuesday, December 22, 5:30pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Science Daily, December 22, 2009

Nearly half of women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate, commonly known as the birth control shot, will experience high bone mineral density loss in the hip or lower spine within two years of beginning the contraceptive, according to UTMB researchers Dr. Abbey Berenson and Dr. Mahbubur Rahman.... more »

Tuesday, December 22, 5:30pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Galveston County Daily News, December 22, 2009

Eye doctors might soon administer drugs into patients’ eyes using pulsing light instead of needles. Research at UTMB’s department of ophthalmology and visual sciences has yielded promising results in laboratory tests, Dr. Bernard Godley, lead researcher and department chairman and a... more »

Monday, December 21, 4:25pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

Eye doctors may soon administer drugs into patients’ eyes using pulsing light instead of needles. Groundbreaking research at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston department of ophthalmology and visual sciences has yielded promising results in laboratory tests, according to Dr.... more »

Thursday, December 17, 12:30pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

American Association of Colleges of Nursing News Watch, December 1, 2009

Pamela G. Watson, dean of the UTMB School of Nursing, recently received notice of a $2 million grant from the Department of Education for 2009 hurricane disaster relief. These funds will be used to relocate the Nursing Simulation Center and allow for expanded use by students in all health science... more »

Friday, December 4, 12:00pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Los Angeles Times, December 4, 2009

Researchers at the Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research in San Antonio found that an experimental antiviral drug called SPC3649 suppresses hepatitis C in chimpanzees. UTMB microbiologist Stanley M. Lemon, who was not involved in the research, said, “The thing that makes [the new drug]... more »

Monday, November 23, 11:30am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Science Centric, November 21, 2009

Last week during the Vaccines for Biothreats and Emerging and Neglected Diseases Symposium, organized by UTMB’s Sealy Center for Vaccine Development, the Elsevier journal Vaccine released a supplement dedicated to vaccines for biodefense. This publication provides a comprehensive,... more »

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