• group photo of individuals from the UTMB Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summer Camp. they are standing in front of a UTMB Health backdrop

    Incubating innovation to transform the fields of health, science

    From the opening of the new UTMB Life Science Incubator to the ongoing work of the institution's Innovation and Entrepreneurship team, UTMB is empowering individuals to take the fields of health and life sciences by storm by nurturing the development of fresh, new ideas, solutions and marketable products.

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    Dr. Tiziana Corsello-Gorgun awarded funding for research on extracellular vesicles

    Dr. Tiziana Corsello, researcher and assistant professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch, was awarded the Catalyst Award from the American Lung Association Research Institute to study extracellular vesicles and how they carry viral infections. The award comes with $50,000 for up to two years.

  • Can Electronic Health Interventions Help Manage Diabetes or Obesity?

    A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch has found that electronic health interventions, including mhealth, digital health, telemedicine, and telehealth, can help Hispanic and Latino adults improve type 2 diabetes and obesity outcomes in the Americas.

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    New research sheds light on the potential cause of diabetic kidney disease

    For years, researchers have worked to understand why some people with diabetes get kidney disease while others do not. A paper published in today’s edition of Science Translational Medicine may have uncovered the reason: the existence of a new type of diabetes.

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    ‘Secret shopper’ study finds errors, discrepancies in inquiries about hospital prices

    Although hospitals are required by law to publicly post prices for their services, it remains difficult for the public to get reliable information on what those services will cost. That’s the overall finding of a paper published Sept. 18 in in the Journal of the American Medical Association: Internal Medicine based on research out of the University of Texas Medical Branch.

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    COPD-specific clinics might mean fewer ER visits

    A clinic specifically designed to educate, manage and treat patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease means fewer emergency room visits for patients, according to a new study.

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    UTMB camp emphasizes entrepreneurship

    Students from across Texas gathered in Galveston to attend the Innovation in Life Sciences Summer Camp to learn entrepreneurial solutions to healthcare and social problems.