• 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.

  • Dr. Karen Szauter Assistant Dean in the Office of Educational Affairs

    Szauter named distinguished teacher by AAMC

    Dr. Karen Szauter, assistant dean in the Office of Educational Affairs at the University of Texas Medical Branch, was named a recipient of the 2023 Association of American Medical Colleges Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award.

  • UTMB researcher gets $2.26 M grant to expand HPV-vaccine program in Rio Grande Valley

    In February, the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas awarded Dr. Ana M. Rodriguez and her research team a $2.26 million grant to help fight human papillomavirus related cancers. Texas has one of the lowest HPV vaccination rates in the country, and in the Rio Grande Valley, young people are at a higher risk of developing HPV-related cancers.

  • A set of car keys next to two shot glasses with amber colored liquor

    Staged ‘crash’ event asks ‘Is It Worth It?’

    Driving while drunk. Or under the influence of drugs. Or when your mind is on anything other than the road. Is it worth it? The answer to that question is a resounding no. University of Texas Medical Branch Trauma Services, in conjunction with The Center for Addiction Research, will drive home that point with a live production that vividly portrays the devastating effects of drunken/drugged driving.

  • A profile of a person's face made of jigsaw puzzle pieces with a lightbulb above it and math formulas written in the background.

    Innovation meets entrepreneurship at UTMB

    This summer, the University of Texas Medical Branch and Texas A&M Galveston are teaming up to help students in the field of life sciences propel the good ideas rattling around in their heads into creative solutions that make a real difference in people’s lives.