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Marmosets as the Canary in the Coal Mine: A Highly Sensitive Primate Model of the Effects of Placental Zika Virus Infection on Fetal Health

New research shows small, New World monkeys called marmosets may be an important animal model for emerging viruses with the potential for harmful effects on fetuses
1-May-2018 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Promising Treatment for Ebola Virus to be Tested at Texas Biomed

During the West African Ebola outbreak that began in 2013, an experimental biopharmaceutical drug called ZMappTM was a glimmer of hope in the midst of a health crisis. Now, scientists at Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio have been...
20-Feb-2018 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites


San Antonio Researchers Investigating Mysterious Children's Illness

Texas Biomedical Research Institute and The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio have joined forces to cure a mysterious condition called Kawasaki disease. The illness which affects young children is named after the Japanese doctor who first...
16-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Animal Model for Zika Developed at Texas Biomed Useful for Testing Vaccines and Treatments

An alternative animal model that mimics key features of the Zika virus infection, including its lingering presence in bodily fluids, has been developed at Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio.
11-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Search for Novel Biomarkers Indicating Early Cardiovascular Disease Risk Wins Funding to Design Larger Scale Study in People of Mexican Ancestry

Texas Biomedical Research Institute scientists have been granted funding from the National Institutes of Health to pursue a promising study on the ultimate causes of heart disease and metabolic disorders.
15-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


La Búsqueda de Nuevos Biomarcadores que Indiquen el Riesgo de una Enfermedad Cardiovascular Temprana Gana una Beca para el Diseño de un Estudio a Mayor Escala en Personas de Ascendencia Mexicana

A los científicos del Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Texas) les han otorgado una beca por parte del National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Institutos Nacionales de Salud) para llevar a cabo un estudio...
15-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Promising New Drug for Hepatitis B Tested First at Texas Biomedical Research Institute’s National Primate Research Center in San Antonio

Research at the Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) on the campus of Texas Biomedical Research Institute helped advance a new treatment now in human trials for chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.
7-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Study Biomarkers of Variation in Brain Regions Important to Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Associate Scientist Melanie Carless, Ph.D., has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health to identify microRNA biomarkers in the blood and cerebrospinal fluid that are associated with changes in the brain correlated to neuropsychiatric...
10-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researcher on TB and the Intersection of Aging and Immune Function Joins Texas Biomed as Vice President for Research

Joanne Turner, Ph.D., a preeminent scientist in tuberculosis (TB) research, has joined the Texas Biomed team, bringing with her a portfolio of research on the immune system in relation to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and aging.
19-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT

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