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    Adolescent relationship abuse studies

    The multi-year study, led by Jeff Temple: healthy relationship program reduces adolescent relationship abuse and physical violence

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    SARS-CoV-2 can infect testes, UTMB researchers find

    The findings could help explain symptoms that some men with COVID-19 have reported and have important implications for men’s health

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    UTMB awarded $11.3 million for new studies on Ebola

    The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases awarded a $11.3 Million, multi-year grant to study immunopathogenesis of Ebola, and in particular to determine why cells infected with Ebola develop “immune system paralysis”

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UTMB News

UTMB Clear Lake treats first ruptured aneurysm

A 72-year-old woman with a severe headache was treated Monday at University of Texas Medical Branch Clear Lake Hospital for a ruptured aneurysm – a first for the south Harris County hospital. “This represents a major milestone towards gaining comprehensive stroke center status,” said Dr. Peter Kan, chair of Department of Neurosurgery at UTMB.

Student Run Clinic Seeks to Combat a National Crisis

A new Congestive Heart Failure Clinic at St. Vincent’s House run by medical students at the University of Texas Medical Branch is striving to better educate uninsured patients about heart failure, its complications and how best to manage the condition. The comprehensive care clinic at St. Vincent’s House in Galveston provides post-discharge heart failure patients with bi-weekly interprofessional services such as respiratory and occupational therapy by supervised UTMB students who will also monitor vitals, discuss diet, and engage in supervised exercise.

UTMB School of Nursing Recognized as an Apple Distinguished School

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston School of Nursing has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2021-2024. Joining a growing list of schools across the nation, UTMB’s School of Nursing was recognized as a center of innovation, leadership, and educational excellence.