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Southern Research first to win accreditation under ISO 14034

Southern Research has become the first organization in the United States to earn accreditation under ISO 14034, a new international standard for evaluating and verifying environmental technologies that was recently adopted by the American National...
8-Oct-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Southern Research, NICE team to repurpose used EV batteries as energy storage systems

Southern Research and the National Institute of Clean and Low-Carbon Energy (NICE) are collaborating on a project to transform retired electric vehicle batteries into energy storage systems for offices and factories.
29-Aug-2018 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Southern Research Taps Stacey Kelpke to Head Medical Device Technologies Initiative

Stacey S. Kelpke, Ph.D., an experienced biomedical/bioengineering researcher, has been named program manager of Southern Research's medical device technologies initiative, AIMTech.
13-Aug-2018 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Southern Research Adds Veteran Researcher as Infectious Diseases Chair

Southern Research announced today that accomplished researcher Dr. Babu L. Tekwani has joined the Birmingham-based organization as Distinguished Fellow and Chair of the Infectious Disease Department in Drug Discovery.
17-Jul-2018 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Researcher Kazu Nakazawa joins expanding Neuroscience Department

Kazutoshi (Kazu) Nakazawa, M.D., Ph.D., whose work has explored how abnormalities in brain circuitry can trigger complex mental disorders, has joined the Southern Research's Neuroscience Department as a Fellow.
13-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


With Prosperity Fund Help, Startup CHONEX Aims to Turn Waste Into Profit

Southern Research’s Prosperity Fund is assisting an Alabama startup that sees one of nature’s great recyclers – the black soldier fly – as an instrument to convert chicken poop into high-value products such as protein-rich animal feed and...
3-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Southern Research Targets Mutated Protein to Battle Prostate Cancer

Southern Research scientists are exploring how a mutated protein implicated in prostate cancer plays a role in the development of the disease and whether it holds a key to better treatment outcomes.
12-Mar-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Low-Cost Carbon Fiber Project Advances to Pilot Phase

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected Southern Research for an award of up to $5.9 million to advance production of high-performance, low-cost carbon fibers from biomass.
24-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Southern Research Programs Aim to Shield Against Pandemic Flu Dangers

Southern Research scientists are working on several fronts to help limit the death toll from a catastrophic flu outbreak that one day slams the nation.
23-Jan-2018 8:55 AM EST


Infectious Disease Expert Says a New Generation of Antiviral Therapies Is Urgently Needed Against Hepatitis B

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

29-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST

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