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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

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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

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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

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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

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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’

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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

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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

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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

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29-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST

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