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The Center for Recovery, Physical Activity, and Nutrition (CeRPAN) supports interdisciplinary research at UTMB.

The Center is committed to creating relationships among basic and clinical scientists to translate and apply research findings for the benefit of persons with disability or chronic disease and their families. CeRPAN was originally established in 2001 as the Center for Rehabilitation Sciences to provide an infrastructure for research in disability, recovery, and rehabilitation at UTMB. The mission and focus of the Center were expanded in 2013 to integrate research involving physical activity, exercise, function, and nutrition to provide new opportunities for education and scientific training.

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Setting the Record Straight: Separating COVID and Vaccine Myth from Fact

Aug 10, 2021, 10:49 AM by CeRPAN

UTMB’s Institute for Translational Science and the Sealy Center for Environmental Health & Medicine invites you to participate in a virtual conversation on Setting the Record Straight: Separating COVID and Vaccine Myth from Fact" on August 16th at noon, central featuring Scott Weaver, PhD, and Rachel Deer, PhD.

Myth or Fact? If I’ve already had COVID-19, I don’t need a vaccine. Myth or Fact? More COVID variants are likely to come. Myth or Fact? Brain fog, fatigue, and joint pain can last for months after a COVID infection. Join us to hear from the experts and bring your questions about COVID-19, vaccines, variants, and long-haulers. Please RSVP to Krista Bohn (krbohn@utmb.edu) for a Link to the virtual discussion.


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