New understanding of synaptic connections

June 21, 2017

GALVESTON, Texas – Scientists at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have unraveled how certain proteins work together to regulate the formation of connections between neurons. The human brain contains an estimated... more »

UTMB researchers shed new light on a key player in brain development

UTMB researchers shed new light on a key player in brain development

June 21, 2017

GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have shed light on how the developing brain ensures that connections between brain cells reach their intended destination but... more »

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Sugar sweetened beverages increase the risk of gout

Galveston County Daily NewsJune 20, 2017

In his weekly column, UTMB’s Victor Sierpina discusses gout, an extremely painful form of arthritis that is becoming more common. Studies have found that the increased intake of... 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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New understanding of synaptic connections

June 21, 2017

GALVESTON, Texas – Scientists at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have unraveled how certain proteins work together to regulate the formation of connections between neurons. The human... more »

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Ortega-Barnett to keynote school of medicine commencement

Galveston County Daily NewsMay 16, 2017

Dr. Juan Ramon Ortega-Barnett will be the keynote speaker at the 127th School of Medicine commencement on June 3. Ortega-Barnett is a neurosurgeon and assistant professor in the department of surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Ortega-Barnett, who knew at an early age... more »

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