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New Discovery Could Lead to Ways to Protect HIV Patients from Deadly Tuberculosis

Director of the Southwest National Primate Research Center Professor Deepak Kaushal, Ph.D. says research he collaborated on is pinpointing a possible new avenue of protection for HIV/AIDS patients. The study, published this month in the journal Cell...
11-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Experimental Zika Test Under Development with Texas Biomed and National Collaborators

A collaboration of scientists including Professor Jean Patterson, Ph.D., of Texas Biomedical Research Institute, is working on a new way to detect Zika virus that will help guide clinicians in their treatment of patients with the disease. The test...
28-Jan-2019 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Another Piece of Ebola Virus Puzzle Identified

A team of researchers have discovered the interaction between an Ebola virus protein and a protein in human cells that may be an important key to unlocking the pathway of replication of the killer disease in human hosts. Scientists at Texas...
17-Jan-2019 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Texas Biomed Scientists Targeting Factors Involved in Hispanic Childhood Obesity

Are there changes that affect genes and fuel a person’s propensity to develop obesity? That’s a question under study at Texas Biomedical Research Institute. Associate Scientist Melanie Carless, Ph.D., is Principal Investigator of a $3 million,...
26-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Texas Biomed Scientists Researching Ebola-Malaria Connection

Texas Biomed researchers – in collaboration with the University of Iowa – are trying to find out how malarial infections impact people exposed to Ebola virus. Both diseases are endemic in that region.
17-Oct-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Marmosets Serve as an Effective Model for Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Small, New World monkeys called marmosets can mimic the sleep disturbances, changes in circadian rhythm, and cognitive impairment people with Parkinson’s disease develop, according to a new study by scientists at Texas Biomedical Research...
5-Sep-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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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


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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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About

Since its founding in 1941 by Thomas B. Slick Jr., the Texas Biomedical Research Institute has gained worldwide recognition in scientific and academic communities for the quality of its basic research. Each year, our scientists publish well over 100 articles in the international scientific literature. Their discoveries contribute important new information that helps advance the scientific community's effort to improve health and save lives.

Experts

  • Larry Schlesinger

    President/CEO Texas Biomedical Research Institute

    Keywords:
    TB Disease, Tb Drugs, Tb Exposure, TB in developing countries, TB and HIV, tb diagnosis, tuberculosis and HIV co-infection, Tuberculosis research
     
     
  • Joanne Turner

    VP of Research, Texas Biomedical Research Institut

    Keywords:
    Tuberculosis, Aging and Disease, Immunology
     
     
  • Jordi Torrelles

    Tuberculosis researcher and scientist

    Keywords:
    Tuberculosis, lung microbiome
     
     
  • Robert Lanford

    Dir. of Southwest National Primate Research Center

    Keywords:
    Hepatitis, Primate Research, Liver Disease
     
     
  • Suzette Tardif

    Scientist and Associate Dir. of Primate Research

    Keywords:
    zika, Reproductive Biology, Aging, Obesity
     
     
  • Marcel Daadi

    Leader of SNPRC Regenerative Medicine & Aging Unit

    Keywords:
    Regenerative Medicine, Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Translational Research
     
     
  • Marie-Claire Gauduin

    Assoc. Scientist, Virology & Immunology

    Keywords:
    HIV, AIDS
     
     
  • Raul Bastarrachea

    Scientist

    Keywords:
    Metabolic Disorders, Diabetes, Obesity, Cardiovascular Disease
     
     
  • John Bernal

    Assoc, Dir. of Veterinary Resources

    Keywords:
    Animal Behavior, Veterinarian
     
     
  • Jean Patterson

    Virologist

    Keywords:
    Ebola, zika, Biodefense, Biocontainment, biocontainment lab, Biocontainment Laboratory
     
     

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lcruz@txbiomed.org

210-258-9437

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