September 21, 2010

Shining Stars

The UTMB Children's Hospital celebrated Mardi Gras 2014 complete with a parade, beads and costumes. Look at the bright shiny faces of... read article »

Health Policy Lunch and Lecture tackles health inequities

The Office of the President and the Office of Health Policy and Legislative Affairs welcomed U.S. leader in health impact assessment and... read article »

NASA thanks UTMB for new post-flight astronaut research partnership at Victory Lakes

UTMB and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration have been partners for decades. NASA researchers have long conducted bed... read article »

 March 10, 2014

UTMB and Angleton Danbury Medical Center exploring long-term, formal relationship

Angleton Danbury Medical Center and UTMB have signed a letter of intent to initiate a process to evaluate the possibility of a... read article »

Collaborative $26 million grant to target potential bioterrorist pathogens

UTMB, Profectus Biosciences, Tekmira Pharmaceuticals and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center have been awarded up to $26 million... read article »

UTMB researchers grow human lungs in lab

More than 1,600 people are on the waiting list for a lung transplant. Now, scientists at UTMB in Galveston have come up with something that will give them hope... read article »

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School of Medicine appoints Dr. Michael Laposata as new Chair of Pathology

Michael Laposata, MD, PhD, will be joining UTMB as Chair of the Department of Pathology and holder of the 1955 Teaching Professorship in the... read article »

Jennie Sealy Hospital tops off

The final beams were placed in the new Jennie Sealy Hospital on the Galveston campus. Three beams—signed by The Sealy & Smith Foundation,... read article »

UTMB receives $3.2 million to continue research on cancer

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has awarded UTMB more than $3.2 million to continue a program aimed at creating a new state... read article »

Mohns contribute to Diabetes and Alzheimer’s research

When Jerry and Rowena “Winkie” Mohn moved to Galveston almost 20 years ago they imagined a life whiling away the hours by the... read article »