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Tuesday, April 15, 2:00pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

Murphy and Ksiazek honored for their contributions to the study of deadly diseases The global experts who study the deadliest infectious diseases recognized the contributions of Frederick A. Murphy and Thomas G. Ksiazek, professors at the University of Texas Medical Branch, with a Lifetime... more »

Thursday, March 27, 3:50pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

  GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston by growing vaginal skin cells outside the body and studying the way they interact with “good and bad” bacteria, think they may be able to better identify the good bacteria that protect... more »

Monday, March 24, 2:40pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) are the first to use a combination of genomics and immunoinformatics approaches that could lead to vaccines against a dangerous bacterial pathogen commonly transmitted through contaminated beef. These findings are especially timely as new... more »

Wednesday, March 19, 4:38pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have discovered a way to potentially halt the progression of dementia caused by accumulation of a protein known as tau. Normally, tau protein is involved in microtubule formation, which acts as a brain cell’s transportation... more »

Thursday, March 6, 2:42pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has awarded the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston more than $3.2 million to continue a program aimed at creating a new state resource — a trove of population research on cancer treatments and outcomes in Texas. One of 11... more »

Tuesday, March 4, 10:40am News ReleasesGrants/Research

Researchers awarded up to $26 million by NIH to develop and test vaccines and post-infection treatments The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Profectus Biosciences, Tekmira Pharmaceuticals and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center have been awarded up to $26 million to advance... more »

Friday, February 14, 4:32pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

    For the first time, scientists at UTMB have successfully grown human lungs in the lab. Growing organs may seem like science fiction, but it's the goal of medical researchers because so many people need organ transplants and many die waiting for one.     “The... *NEW Scientists grow new lungs using ‘skeletons’ of old ones' class='subtext fontbold'>more »

Friday, February 7, 10:08am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Infection Control Today, February 6, 2014

Bioengineers at Rice University and UTMB have developed a simple, highly sensitive and efficient test for the diarrheal disease cryptosporidiosis that could have great impact on global health. Results from the diagnostic developed by the lab of Rice bioengineer Rebecca Richards-Kortum are read from... more »

Tuesday, January 21, 4:31pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Dallas Morning News, January 17, 2014

Dr. Kyriakos Markides, a professor of aging studies at UTMB, coined the term Hispanic Paradox in 1986 while studying the health of Mexicans in the Southwest. “It’s been many years since we discovered this, and people still haven’t figured it out,” he says. Back in the... more »

Tuesday, January 21, 4:26pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

BioNews Texas, January 17, 2014

Researchers from UTMB, The Scripps Research Institute and Northwestern University have revealed an atomic-level view of a genetic defect that causes a form of muscular dystrophy known as myotonic dystrophy type 2. This information is being used to design drug candidates to counteract those... more »

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