Female Mosquitoes Can Transmit Zika Virus to their Eggs and Offspring

August 29, 2016

Killing only adult mosquitoes may not end Zika outbreaks GALVESTON, Texas – New research from The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston has shown that female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes can pass the Zika virus to their eggs... more »

UTMB receives $8.2 million from CPRIT for cancer research and prevention

UTMB receives $8.2 million from CPRIT for cancer research and prevention

August 26, 2016

Faculty at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have received three grants totaling more than $8.2 million in funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. “We appreciate this... 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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Female Mosquitoes Can Transmit Zika Virus to their Eggs and Offspring

August 29, 2016

Killing only adult mosquitoes may not end Zika outbreaks GALVESTON, Texas – New research from The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston has shown that female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes can pass... more »

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Galveston County Daily NewsAugust 25, 2016

 By SELWYN ROGERS It was a typical Tuesday in my former job as chair of surgery at Temple University in Philadelphia, but that morning I felt sluggish. Although I wasn’t feeling well, I knew I had three surgical operations to perform that morning followed by an afternoon full of... more »

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