UTMB researchers find first direct evidence that Aedes aegypti mosquito transmits Zika virus

July 21, 2016

In collaboration with colleagues from Mexico, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers were the first to directly connect the Aedes aegypti mosquito with Zika transmission in the Americas, during an outbreak in southern... more »

UTMB quality, safety data available to the public

UTMB quality, safety data available to the public

July 11, 2016

GALVESTON, Texas – The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, which in 2015 started posting quality, safety and satisfaction information on its website, is one of a small percentage of hospital systems... more »

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Inside UTMB Ksiazek cited more than 25,000 times by scientists

Galveston County Daily NewsJuly 19, 2016

 By UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH Professor Thomas Ksiazek, who codiscovered SARS, has hit a career high, having... more »


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 »


Keeping Kids Healthy-Pool safety tips for you and your children

Galveston County Daily NewsJuly 21, 2016

By DR. SALLY ROBINSON According to The American Academy of Pediatrics, from 1990 to 2000, drowning was the second leading cause of unintentional injury death among American children ages 1 to 19. Children ages 0 to 4 and adolescent boys are at the highest risk of drowning. Young children are... more »

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