Zika vaccine protects both mom and fetus, but mom needs a higher dose when pregnant

December 12, 2019

GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston showed, for the first time, that a single, higher dose of vaccination to a pregnant mouse safely protects both her and her fetus from the Zika... more »

New UTMB Center to focus on violence

New UTMB Center to focus on violence

December 11, 2019

Suicide and homicide are two of the top three causes of death for Americans under 25. Violence alone accounts for approximately 750,000 annual emergency room visits for those between the ages of 10 and 24 and costs the... more »


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Learning about Alzheimer's conundrum

Galveston County Daily NewsJanuary 15, 2020

The Galveston County Daily News, January 15, 2020 UTMB fellow Sagar Kamprath examines a theory from the book “The End of Alzheimer’s” that may explain why advances... 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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Zika vaccine protects both mom and fetus, but mom needs a higher dose when pregnant

December 12, 2019

GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston showed, for the first time, that a single, higher dose of vaccination to a pregnant mouse safely protects both her... 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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