UTMB researchers protect against a lethal infection of Ebola Sudan four days after infection

August 22, 2016

GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, in collaboration with Arbutus Biopharma Corporation, have protected nonhuman primates against Ebola Sudan four days following exposure to the... more »

Baby’s Checkup and a Shot for Mom

Baby’s Checkup and a Shot for Mom

August 17, 2016

A nearly $1.5 million grant will support a unique opportunity for young moms to get anti-cancer vaccine at baby’s appointments GALVESTON, Texas – In the first months of baby’s life, parents usually... more »

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Back to school a good time to get up-to-date on vaccines

Galveston County Daily NewsAugust 16, 2016

The first day of school is around the corner and that means it’s time for children to get and update their vaccinations, according to this report from The Daily News. “From... more »

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UTMB nursing graduate beats the odds

April 21, 2016

It’s been a very long road for Galveston’s Hunter Cherryhomes. When he walks across stage at The University of Texas Medical Branch’s School of Nursing graduation ceremony April 29 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center at 3 p.m., getting his degree will definitely be the high... more »

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UTMB researchers protect against a lethal infection of Ebola Sudan four days after infection

August 22, 2016

GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, in collaboration with Arbutus Biopharma Corporation, have protected nonhuman primates against Ebola Sudan four days... more »

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Keeping Kids Healthy-Backpacks not just a fashion statement

Galveston County Daily NewsAugust 23, 2016

By DR. SALLY ROBINSON Backpacks are great for kids to carry items back and forth from school to home, but backpacks that weigh more than 15 percent of your child’s body weight may cause health problems for your child. Neck, shoulder and back pain may develop from carrying a heavy backpack... more »

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