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Southern Research to Play Key Role in Low Cost Carbon Fiber Project

Southern Research’s Energy & Environment division (E&E) will participate as a subcontractor to WRI to provide renewable acrylonitrile -- the key raw material needed to produce the highest quality carbon fibers -- produced from biomass-derived...
17-Aug-2017 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Southern Research Targets Bio-Threats Under BARDA Contracts


Southern Research has been awarded two contracts from BARDA for nonclinical research services advancing the agency’s work to protect the U.S. against infectious disease and bio-terror threats.
8-Aug-2017 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Southern Research Expands Efforts in Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases with New Hire


Rita Cowell, Ph.D., has joined the Southern Research as Chair of the Neuroscience Department as it expands research and drug discovery efforts focusing on diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
3-Aug-2017 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

For Best Pics of Eclipse, NASA Launches Cameras 10 Miles High


A high-definition imaging system developed by Southern Research and deployed on NASA aircraft flying nearly 10 miles above Earth will give scientists a unique look at the Sun’s corona during a rare total eclipse taking place over the United States...
24-Jul-2017 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Southern Research Taps Mark Patterson for Aerospace Business Development Role


Mark Patterson, Ph.D., an engineer and innovator with broad experience across a sweeping range of technology disciplines, has joined Southern Research’s Engineering Division to lead business development efforts focusing on the aerospace industry.
11-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Southern Research Probe of Zika Virus Looks Into ‘Rebound Virus’


Southern Research scientists are investigating how the Zika virus is able to find a safe harbor in an infected host’s tissue and stage a rebound weeks after the virus was seemingly cleared by the immune system.
21-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Prosperity Fund Targets Revitalization, Job Growth in Alabama Coal Counties

With backing from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), Southern Research is launching The Prosperity Fund, a $2.4 million initiative to accelerate entrepreneurial activity and spark job creation in four Alabama counties rocked by the coal...
14-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Southern Research to Showcase Early-Stage Drug Pipeline at BIO 2017


A Southern Research team led by President and CEO Art Tipton will travel to next week’s BIO International conference for focused meetings that center on a promising pipeline of early-stage drug candidates for diseases such as Alzheimer’s,...
14-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Infectious Disease Expert Says a New Generation of Antiviral Therapies Is Urgently Needed Against Hepatitis B


Southern Research scientist Dr. Raj Kalkeri says a new generation of antiviral therapies is urgently needed against hepatitis B, a chronic disease affecting 240 million people whose cure has proved elusive.
1-Aug-2017 2:30 PM EDT

What the General Public Needs to Know About Zika: Southern Research Infectious Disease experts available to speak


29-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST

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