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Thursday, July 11, 2:44pm Features

Last year, researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston published more than 3,000 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals. UTMB’s Department of Media Relations assisted many of these researchers in spreading the word about their work. One of our efforts has been the... more »

Tuesday, June 25, 8:41am Features

Galveston County Daily News, June 25, 2013

By Kristen Hensley UTMB Office of Marketing and Communications    The Office of Naval Research has teamed up with biomedical scientists from the University of Texas Medical Branch to develop the Automated Critical Care System, a package expected to be no larger than a backpack that... more »

Tuesday, May 21, 4:18pm Features

Galveston County Daily News, May 21, 2013

Craig Kovacevich, associate vice president of health care transformation, explains that the UTMB Multi-Share Plan “is a benefits program, not health insurance, offered to employees who work for small businesses in Galveston County that employ between two and 50 employees.” [Note: This... more »

Tuesday, May 21, 8:53am Features

Galveston County Daily News, May 21, 2013

By Maureen Bayless Balleza When Kimberly Calhoun traded her corporate job for a better position in a privately owned restaurant, she left her big company health benefits behind as well. For the next year, as her employers struggled to find an affordable plan for their workers, she did... more »

Tuesday, May 14, 8:19am Features

Galveston County Daily News, May 14, 2013

By Molly Dannenmaier A new nonsurgical prostate cancer treatment offered at the University of Texas Medical Branch virtually eliminates the side effects of impotence and incontinence that can occur when patients receive the traditional treatment for prostate cancer — surgical prostate... more »

Thursday, April 18, 1:30pm News HighlightsFeatures

Galveston County Daily News, April 16, 2013

Yanking neurosurgical training out of the caves and into the 21st century has been Dr. Jaime Gasco’s mission ever since he became director of neurosurgery resident education for UTMB in late 2011. At UTMB, doctors in training to become neurosurgeons are using 3-D imaging mixed with a dose of... more »

Tuesday, April 16, 6:00am Features

Cutting-edge gaming technology teaches virtual surgery By Jim Kelly Imagine you have a brain tumor and your doctor says surgery is the only way to save your life. Now also imagine that the doctors have a 3-D image of your brain and get to “practice” the surgery before the actual... more »

Wednesday, April 10, 8:29am News HighlightsFeatures

Galveston County Daily News, April 9, 2013

At UTMB, a surgeon performed a groundbreaking robotic laparoscopic procedure on a 35-year-old pregnant patient, Leonora Orejuela of Galveston, whose cervix was too short to sustain a pregnancy. Dr. Sami Kilic, chief of minimally invasive gynecology and research, is the first surgeon in the world... more »

Thursday, March 28, 1:23pm Features

Performing surgery on a pregnant patient is a delicate matter. Risks to both mother and baby must be carefully weighed in every decision a surgeon makes. Recently, at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, a surgeon performed a groundbreaking robotic laparoscopic procedure on a... more »

Tuesday, March 19, 2:10pm Features

By Molly Dannenmaier Children with cerebral palsy often must rely on wheelchairs or special walkers. But a new medical procedure is freeing their muscles and allowing them to walk – in many cases unassisted.  Four-year-old Damien Aguilar and his mother made a life-changing journey... more »

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