Scientists unlock secrets of maternal/fetal cellular communication during pregnancy

August 20, 2019

GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers have unlocked mysteries surrounding how a pregnant mother’s cells and her fetus’ cells communicate throughout pregnancy. With this new information, The University of Texas Medical Branch at... more »

Ben Raimer, longtime physician-leader and administrator, named interim president of UTMB

UT SystemAugust 15, 2019

UT System Chancellor James B. Milliken announced Aug. 15 that Ben Raimer, MD, a physician-leader whose service to the Galveston community and the state of Texas has spanned five decades, has been appointed interim president of UTMB. Read more on the UT System website.  more » more »


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What's the matter with vegetables anyway

Galveston County Daily NewsAugust 21, 2019

The Galveston County Daily News, August 21, 2019 According to UTMB’s Victor Sierpina, people need to eat more vegetables. Current guidelines recommend 5 to 11 servings of fruits ... more »

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UTMB honors five with Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Award

June 12, 2018

GALVESTON, Texas – The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston recently recognized five alumni for their accomplishments by presenting them with the Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Award. Established in 1965, the ASDA Award is the hightest honor bestowed by the School of Medicine... more »

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Scientists unlock secrets of maternal/fetal cellular communication during pregnancy

August 20, 2019

GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers have unlocked mysteries surrounding how a pregnant mother’s cells and her fetus’ cells communicate throughout pregnancy. With this new information, The... more »

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Understanding vaccines inside and out

Galveston County Daily NewsMay 8, 2019

The Galveston County Daily News, May 8, 2019 In this installment of Vaccine Smarts, Megan Berman and Richard Rupp explain how vaccines work; suggesting that readers think of it as their body’s defense system getting secret information about the enemy before the battle even begins. [See the... more »

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