• 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.

  • Picture of Dr. Thomas Smith next to text that reads professor in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

    Thomas Smith Named 2022 American Academy for Advancement of Science Fellow

    Thomas Smith, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, is among the 508 scientists, engineers and innovators who have been elected 2022 AAAS Fellows for their scientifically and socially distinguished achievements throughout their careers.

  • Dr. Michael P. Sheetz Robert A Welch Distinguished University Chair in Chemistry in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

    Sheetz wins Pearse Prize

    The Royal Microscopical Society (RMS) has awarded Dr. Michael P. Sheetz the Pearse Prize for his “long and illustrious career in mechanobiological research”.

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    Patience is key to keeping peace

    UTMB Police share some of the ways they work to keep facilities safe and secure during recent Community Impact story.

  • Dr. David Brown Senior Vice president and dean of the school of health professions

    ASAHP selects Brown for 2022 Fellowship

    The Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions (ASAHP) has selected Dr. David Brown for a 2022 Fellowship. Brown, Senior Vice President and Dean of the UTMB School of Health Professions, began working with the organization about four years ago and serves as Chair of the Research, Development, and Innovation Committee.

  • APHA elects Guillot-Wright as governing councilor

    American Public Health Association members have elected Dr. Shannon Guillot-Wright to serve as a governing councilor representing the Community Health Planning and Policy Development section.

  • UTMB Physician Elected to the Texas Medical Association Board of Trustees

    Dr. Samuel E. Mathis, associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch, has been elected to the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees to represent the Young Physician Section. TMA’s House of Delegates policymaking body elected Mathis during the association’s annual conference TexMed, in Houston on April 30.