University of Texas Medical Branch developing tool to streamline COVID-19 vaccine development

March 25, 2020

GALVESTON, Texas –Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch are collaborating with the clinical trial laboratory services organization Q2 Solutions to make a new assay test available that will streamline the development... more »

The Sealy & Smith Foundation Awards $1.4M for Community Health Care

February 20, 2020

The Sealy & Smith Foundation recently awarded $1.45 million in funding to the University of Texas Medical Branch to improve health care access and services to the medically underserved citizens of Galveston.   A significant portion of the funding will be used to install UTMB’s Epic Electronic Medical Record at both the St.... more »


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The silent courage of spring

Galveston County Daily NewsApril 1, 2020

The Galveston County Daily News, April 1, 2020 During this time when everyone is dealing with the realities of COVID-19 and life while social distancing, UTMB’s Victor Sierpina... 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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University of Texas Medical Branch developing tool to streamline COVID-19 vaccine development

March 25, 2020

GALVESTON, Texas –Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch are collaborating with the clinical trial laboratory services organization Q2 Solutions to make a new assay test available that... more »

Columns

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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