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New Research Pinpoints Pathways Ebola Virus Uses to Enter Cells

A new study at Texas Biomedical Research Institute is shedding light on the role of specific proteins that trigger a mechanism allowing Ebola virus to enter cells to establish replication.
8-Aug-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Texas Biomed Announces New Southwest National Primate Research Center Director

Texas Biomedical Research Institute President and CEO Larry Schlesinger, M.D., has named Deepak Kaushal, Ph.D., as the new Director of the Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC), one of seven NIH-supported national primate research...
3-Aug-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Research Shows a Promising New Class of Antibodies Protects Against HIV-1 Infection

A group of scientists at Texas Biomedical Research Institute have zeroed in on a new defense against HIV-1, the virus that causes AIDS. Led by Ruth Ruprecht, M.D., Ph.D., the team used an animal model to show for the first time that an antibody...
24-Jul-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Undetected Zika Infections May Be Triggering Miscarriages and Stillbirths

A collaborative study between six of the National Primate Research Centers shows pregnancy loss due to Zika infections that don’t cause women any symptoms may be a common but unrecognized cause of miscarriages and stillbirths.
2-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Repurposing Promising Cancer Drugs May Lead to a New Approach to Treating TB

Promising experimental cancer chemotherapy drugs may help knock out another life-threatening disease: tuberculosis (TB).
22-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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

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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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