• Greater, broader SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies with third dose of vaccine

    A British news outlet featured UTMB and new research published in the New England Journal of Medicine. "The safety and antibody response of a booster dose administered seven to nine months after the regular two-dose series suggests that a third dose could prolong protection and further increase the breadth of protection against variants," said Pei-Yong Shi, professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at UTMB.

  • Guest commentary: Help us celebrate World Patient Safety Day

    Dr. Charles Mouton, executive vice president, provost and dean of the School of Medicine at UTMB, wrote: “The COVID-19 pandemic has demanded more from our health care workforce than ever before,” he wrote. “Therefore, it’s especially important to keep patient safety at the forefront of our minds. Health care workers, coping with physical and emotional exhaustion, need the help of everyone to ensure a safe health care environment while they risk their own health to deliver care to others.”

  • UTMB's Dr. Scott Weaver on CNN

    UTMB’s Dr. Scott Weaver was featured in this story by CNN looking into the origins of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. “Unfortunately, it’s been very disappointing to see that the Chinese government has not been very forthcoming with some of the critical information about the very early stages of the outbreak,” Weaver told CNN.

  • Bay Area briefs: Online event showcases UHCL's public art

    A roundup of news briefs in the Houston Chronicle included a mention of UTMB’s Tammy Cupit and the university’s effort to share self-care tips with employees. “Monitor your stress levels and pace yourself,” Cupit says in the piece. The story also links back to UTMB’s RISE Task Force website.