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Innovative Method for Studying Malaria Parasites Receives 4-Year NIH Grant of Up to $1.8 Million

The National Institutes of Health awarded Texas Biomedical Research Institute scientist Ian Cheeseman, over $450,000 in first-year funding and is expected to receive up to $1.8 million over four years to continue research into a new method for...
9-Dec-2014 7:30 AM EST

Mymetics’ Promising HIV Vaccine Candidate Obtains Funding to Begin Study at Texas Biomedical Research Institute

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Mymetics Corporation (OTCQB: MYMX) announced today that its innovative HIV vaccine candidate will enter a new preclinical trial to confirm results obtained in a previous trial. Research is to be funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The...
29-Sep-2014 6:15 PM EDT

Research Milestone in CCHF Virus Could Help Identify New Treatments

New research into the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV), a tick-borne virus which causes a severe hemorrhagic disease in humans similar to that caused by Ebolavirus, has identified new cellular factors essential for CCHFV infection. This...
18-Sep-2014 3:30 PM EDT

Texas Biomed Gains $2.7 Million NIH Grant to Develop New Methods to Understand Genetic Basis of Diseases

The Texas Biomedical Research Institute has been awarded a $2.7 million grant from the U.S. National Institutes of Health to fund innovative approaches to genetics research aimed at developing new therapies for heart disease and other conditions...
15-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Study Provides Conclusive Evidence That Sunscreen Use in Childhood Prevents Development of Malignant Melanoma in Adults

Research conducted at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute, published in the latest issue of the scientific journal Pigment Cell and Melanoma, has established unequivocally in a natural animal model that the incidence of malignant melanoma in...
19-Jun-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Texas Biomed Regenerative Medicine Program Expands With Two New Research Scientists

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Texas Biomedical Research Institute has recruited two new research scientists to its Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) who will focus on regenerative medicine, working with animal models to develop human stem cell therapies for...
11-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

A New Method for Isolating and Genome Sequencing Malaria Parasites Will Aid in the Understanding of These Infections

A new method for isolating and genome sequencing an individual malaria parasite cell has been developed by Texas Biomed researchers in San Antonio and their colleagues. This advance will allow scientists to improve their ability to identify the...
30-Apr-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Study of Human Blood Fluke Parasites Identifies Drug Resistance Mutations; Raises Hope for Improved Therapies

An international group of scientists lead by Tim Anderson Ph.D., at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute and Philip LoVerde Ph.D., at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has identified the mutations that result in drug...
15-Nov-2013 2:00 PM EST

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