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Study Shows High Frequency of Spontaneous Mutation in Ebola Virus

In a Journal of Virology paper, Texas Biomed Scientist Dr. Anthony Griffiths, explains how he and his team found that Ebola virus has the potential to evolve rapidly but the genetic changes result in viruses that are weakened or not viable, which...
5-Jan-2016 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Texas Biomed Receives $5 Million Grant to Study Potential Functional Cure for Babies Born with HIV

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The National Institutes of Health have awarded scientists at Texas Biomedical Research Institute and collaborators at the Food and Drug Administration, UCLA and the University of Pennsylvania a $5 million grant over the next 4 years to study a...
3-Dec-2015 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Texas Biomed Establishes the TOPS ® Nutrition and Obesity Research Center

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Texas Biomedical Research Institute and Wisconsin-based non-profit Take Off Pounds Sensibly® are establishing the new TOPS® Nutrition and Obesity Research Center with the goal of conducting research into the causes, health risks and treatment of...
26-Jun-2015 7:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Texas Biomed Scientist Receives Nearly $3.4 Million NIH Grant to Study Papillomavirus-Based AIDS Vaccine for Dual Protection Against HIV and HPV-Induced Cancer

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Scientists at Texas Biomedical Research Institute have begun work on a study funded by the National Institutes of Health over the next four years to create an attenuated, or weakened, virus that is a hybrid of the papilloma virus and the human...
30-Apr-2015 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Texas Biomed Scientist Receives Up to $2.36 Million NIH Grant Over 5 Years to Study New Virus Detection Methods

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Scientists at Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio are receiving funding from the National Institutes of Health in the form of a $2.36 million R01 grant over the next five years to focus efforts on exploring and developing a novel...
9-Apr-2015 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Shows Asian Herb Holds Promise as Treatment for Ebola Virus Disease

New research that focuses on the mechanism by which Ebola virus infects a cell and the discovery of a promising drug therapy candidate is being published February 27, 2015, in the journal Science.
25-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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 Add to Favorites

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 Add to Favorites

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