Hydrogen Sulfide may be a Promising Tool in Fighting Highly Infectious Viruses

January 20, 2017

Scientists may have discovered a promising new tool in the battle against highly infectious viruses such as the influenza virus, Ebola virus, Rift Valley fever virus and others. A team of researchers from The University of Texas Medical... more »

UTMB researcher is co-inventor of a faster and more accurate test for diagnosing Zika

UTMB researcher is co-inventor of a faster and more accurate test for diagnosing Zika

January 17, 2017

GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, in conjunction with the New York State Department of Health’s Wadsworth Center, have developed a new detection test for... more »

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Winners of 2017 MLK Community Service Awards

Galveston County Daily NewsJanuary 19, 2017

By UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH The winners of the 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award are Laurel Sabol, a student in the School of Health Professions, Dr. Maurice Willis,... 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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Hydrogen Sulfide may be a Promising Tool in Fighting Highly Infectious Viruses

January 20, 2017

Scientists may have discovered a promising new tool in the battle against highly infectious viruses such as the influenza virus, Ebola virus, Rift Valley fever virus and others. A team of researchers from The... more »

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Bag Balm: From teat to feet

Galveston County Daily NewsJanuary 19, 2017

By DR. VICTOR S. SIERPINA About 30 years ago, an Illinois state trooper came to see me with the worst case of dry skin I had ever seen. His feet and hands were covered with callused, scaly, deeply fissured, painful and bleeding sores. Though he had seen many dermatologists and been prescribed a... more »

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