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... more »

New phone app will help treat blood clots

June 11, 2018

 GALVESTON, Texas – Inspiration can strike at the most unusual and unexpected places.   A family vacation 14 years ago that didn’t quite start out right eventually led to an app that will help physicians properly treat patients who have a blood clot.   Dr. Michael Laposata, chairman of the pathology department at the... more »

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Medical Discovery News: Latest dangerous fad is drinking raw water

Abilene Reporter NewsMay 29, 2018

This week’s column encourages people to avoid drinking “raw water” that has not been filtered or treated. The practice is a new fad that may end up making people sick... 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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New data changes the way scientists explain how cancer tumors develop

May 21, 2018

GALVESTON, Texas – A collaborative research team has uncovered new information that more accurately explains how cancerous tumors grow within the body. This study is currently available in Nature... more »

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Aging care network breakfast program focuses on quality of life

Galveston County Daily NewsMarch 27, 2018

The Galveston Aging Care Network, a group of aging care professionals working to improve the quality of life for aging individuals through awareness and networking, will have a breakfast program at the Island Community Center, 4700 Broadway, on Galveston Island. The meeting begins at 8 a.m. March 8.... more »

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