SARS-CoV-2 can infect testes, UTMB researchers find

June 17, 2021

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch have found SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in the testes of infected hamsters. The findings, published in the journal Microorganisms, could help explain symptoms that some... more »

Ribbon-cutting for renovated John Sealy Tower

Ribbon-cutting for renovated John Sealy Tower

June 2, 2021

The long-awaited renovation of the AB wing of John Sealy Hospital at the University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston Campus will mark its completion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 3. Approximately 220,000 square... more »


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50 Experts to Trust in a Pandemic

Elemental September 18, 2020

 Elemental, Sept. 18, 2020 (Reach: 887K)  UTMB’s Vineet Menachery was named one of the 50 people to follow during a pandemic by Elemental, a health and science... 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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SARS-CoV-2 can infect testes, UTMB researchers find

June 17, 2021

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch have found SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in the testes of infected hamsters. The findings, published in the journal Microorganisms, could... 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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