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,...
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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.
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Promising experimental cancer chemotherapy drugs may help knock out another life-threatening disease: tuberculosis (TB).
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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