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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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    UTMB Health Receives CHIME Digital Health ‘Most Wired’ Award

    The University of Texas Medical Branch received a “Most Wired Award” for 2023 in acute care and ambulatory surveys conducted by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), a professional organization focused on health care information technology, for UTMB’s use of technology to improve patient care.

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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.

  • UTMB Study Suggests Immune Drugs Might Help Fight Dementia

    Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch have uncovered a promising connection between certain immune-suppressing drugs and a lower risk of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. This research could impact how these devastating brain disorders are treated.

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