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    Adolescent relationship abuse studies

    The multi-year study, led by Jeff Temple: healthy relationship program reduces adolescent relationship abuse and physical violence

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    SARS-CoV-2 can infect testes, UTMB researchers find

    The findings could help explain symptoms that some men with COVID-19 have reported and have important implications for men’s health

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    UTMB awarded $11.3 million for new studies on Ebola

    The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases awarded a $11.3 Million, multi-year grant to study immunopathogenesis of Ebola, and in particular to determine why cells infected with Ebola develop “immune system paralysis”

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Dr. Ben Raimer, president of UTMB

Raimer named president of UTMB

The University of Texas System Board of Regents approved a measure Tuesday naming Dr. Ben Raimer the president of the University of Texas Medical Branch, effective immediately.

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UTMB celebrates 130th anniversary

One hundred and thirty years ago, 23 students and 13 faculty gathered on Galveston Island and began a tradition of improving health through education, research and patient care. It was the first class meeting of the state’s first medical school. Now with more than 3,500 students and nearly 14,000 employees, The University of Texas Medical Branch will mark its 130th anniversary on Oct. 5, 2021.

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New Report Reveals Critical Gaps in Texas Domestic Violence Services

A report published today highlights major gaps in community service provision to children exposed to domestic violence and their survivor parents across Texas. The report, released by the University of Texas Medical Branch, Center for Violence Prevention and the Texas Institute Child & Family Wellbeing at UT Austin (TXICFW), shows domestic violence and child welfare agencies do not have the resources to provide survivors with consistent housing, childcare, and counseling services.