Stopping inflammation before it starts could lead to longer, healthier lives

November 15, 2018

 Researchers find that blocking a specific DNA repair protein stops inflammatory response  GALVESTON, Texas – Inflammation is typically the body’s way of dealing with infections or irritants and starting the... more »

First UT System clinical collaboration launches between MD Anderson, UTMB Health

November 12, 2018

 Event celebrates new building, expanded services, cooperation to better serve patients LEAGUE CITY – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today formally opened a five-story facility in League City that houses new and expanded cancer care services and a first-of-its-kind clinical collaboration with The University of Texas... more »

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Galveston County Daily NewsOctober 3, 2018

The Galveston County Daily News, October 3, 2018 -          Quack, quack: Here, have some... more »


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 virus circulates among wild animals in the Americas, making eradication nearly impossible

November 2, 2018

GALVESTON, Texas –A collaborative group of researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the Faculty of Medicine of Sa~o Jose´ do Rio in Brazil is the first to report... more »


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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