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Tuesday, September 7, 8:16am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Behavioral Health Central, September 2, 2010

UTMB researchers have completed a Phase 1 trial studying a heart failure drug for treatment of cocaine addiction. To confirm the beneficial effects of dopamine beta-hydroxylase inhibition, researchers turned to the drug nepicastat – developed in the 1990s to treat congestive heart... more »

Wednesday, August 25, 10:43am News HighlightsGrants/Research

UPI, August 24, 2010

Continuing to receive coverage is a study by UTMB researchers that indicates a drug that helps vessels dilate — increase blood flow, especially to the hair-thin vessels called capillaries — may help fight frailty due to muscle deterioration. The study, published in the journal Diabetes,... more »

Tuesday, August 24, 4:40pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Wall Street Journal Health Blog, August 24, 2010

In a review of scientific literature published in the Journal of Neurotrauma, UTMB Drs. Brent Masel and Doulas DeWitt wrote that brain trauma can kick off a disease process associated with a higher risk of epilepsy, sleep apnea, neuroendocrine disorders, psychiatric problems, non-neurological... more »

Tuesday, August 24, 4:32pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

GI & Hepatology News, August 1, 2010

A combination of ultrasound and alpha-fetoprotein testing identified almost all hepatocellular carcinomas in patients with cirrhosis that was primarily associated with chronic hepatitis C, a retrospective study has shown. UTMB Drs. Roger Soloway and Jason B. Welch explained that CT and MRI are the... more »

Monday, August 23, 12:00pm News HighlightsGrants/Research

Medical News Today, August 23, 2010

UTMB researchers believe they’ve found a way to use widely available blood pressure drugs to fight the muscular weakness that normally accompanies aging. The discovery draws on research linking the loss of muscle mass with age-related changes in the behavior of the hair-thin blood vessels, or... more »

Monday, August 23, 11:59am News HighlightsGrants/Research

USA Today, August 21, 2010

This Associated Press story on private space travel is receiving widespread national coverage. The Federal Aviation Administration announced this week a partnership with universities and industry groups to address the challenges facing commercial space transportation. James Vanderploeg, a professor... more »

Friday, August 20, 12:02pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston was selected by the Federal Aviation Administration as part of the newly formed Air Transportation Center of Excellence for Commercial Space Transportation, announced Wednesday by U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. UTMB, along with seven... more »

Friday, August 20, 11:34am News HighlightsGrants/Research

HealthCanal.com, August 20, 2010

UTMB researchers believe they’ve found a way to use widely available blood pressure drugs to fight the muscular weakness that normally accompanies aging. The discovery draws on research linking the loss of muscle mass with age-related changes in the behavior of the hair-thin blood vessels, or... more »

Friday, August 20, 11:32am News HighlightsGrants/Research

Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News, August 20, 2010

Continuing to receive attention is the research on the first ever use of cell-depleted rat lung as a natural growth matrix for generating new lung cells and 3-D lung tissue structures from embryonic stem cells, led by UTMB’s Dr. Joaquin Cortiella, and published in the September issue of Tissue... more »

Thursday, August 19, 4:56pm News ReleasesGrants/Research

Dilation of blood vessels restores muscle synthesis in elderly University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers believe they’ve found a way to use widely available blood pressure drugs to fight the muscular weakness that normally accompanies aging. The discovery draws on... more »

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