University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

The University of Texas Branch at Galveston (UTMB) was established in 1891 and is a component of the University of Texas System. UTMB is a research and medical school and its hospital medical center is a Level 1 Trauma Center. UTMB serves the poor and cares for complex medical conditions with a particular expertise in burn treatment. UTMB is associated with the Shriner's Hospital for Children and cares for 80 percent of the Texas prison population. UTMB has one of two Biocontainment laboratories in the US. UTMB has approximately 3,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional license students. UTMB confers degrees in health related programs, biomedical programs, medical degrees and nursing degrees.

Address
3828 Ursuline St # 1 Galveston, TX 77550
Website
http://www.utmb.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Texas_Medical_Branch

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study finds SARS-CoV-2 can infect testes

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch have observed that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can infect the testes of infected hamsters. The findings, published in the journal Microorganisms, could ...

Oncology & Cancer

New study looks at long-term outcomes and costs of NMIBC

A new research study leveraging a database from the largest equal access health system in the US, the Department of Veteran Affairs, offers insight into the outcome of specific treatment patterns for advanced bladder cancer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Combination therapy protects against advanced Marburg virus disease

A new study conducted at the Galveston National Laboratory at the The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) has shown substantial benefit to combining monoclonal antibodies and the antiviral remdesivir against ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers find frustration is an additional factor of addiction

A team from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) focused on drug addiction research have pioneered a new way to study frustration as a factor in substance use disorders. The study was published in the ...

Medical research

Why doesn't Ebola cause disease in bats, as it does in people?

A new study by researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston uncovered new information on why the Ebola virus can live within bats without causing them harm, while the same virus wreaks deadly havoc ...

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