UTMB scientists uncover how Zika virus causes microcephaly

February 16, 2017

The findings are key to unraveling the mysteries of why the Zika virus causes birth defects GALVESTON, Texas –A multidisciplinary team from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has uncovered the mechanisms that the... more »

Emerging adults may be mixing drug, alcohol, firearms, study finds

Emerging adults may be mixing drug, alcohol, firearms, study finds

February 13, 2017

While drugs, alcohol and firearms do not mix well, new research finds that among some young adults the three may often go together.   Emerging adults who carried a firearm in the past year were more likely to... more »

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

Texas Medical Center NewsJanuary 24, 2017

UTMB researchers worked with New York State Department of Health’s Wadsworth Center to develop a faster, more accurate detection test for Zika. “The new diagnostic test was... 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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UTMB scientists uncover how Zika virus causes microcephaly

February 16, 2017

The findings are key to unraveling the mysteries of why the Zika virus causes birth defects GALVESTON, Texas –A multidisciplinary team from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has... 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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