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New animal model identified to research hepatitis B virus

Squirrel monkeys have been identified as a new animal model to further study and improve therapies for hepatitis B infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Christopher Chen, Ph.D., Assistant Director for Research at the Southwest National...
9-Sep-2020 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Texas Biomed adds International Global Health Expert to Leadership Team

The leadership team at Texas Biomedical Research Institute is excited to announce the addition of Akudo Anyanwu, M.D., M.P.H. to its administrative leadership team as Vice President of Development.
5-Aug-2020 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists at Texas Biomed establish a human transgenic mouse model susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed) scientists have added another tool to the COVID-19 toolbelt, validating a new small animal model for studying SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
23-Jul-2020 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

San Antonio Partnership for Precision Therapeutics Fuels COVID-19 Research

Fueling transformative research through collaboration, the San Antonio Partnership for Precision Therapeutics (SAPPT) announces the funding of three more collaborative COVID-19 research efforts in San Antonio. SAPPT has awarded more than $600,000 to...
9-Jul-2020 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists receive NIH grant to support study using THC as therapy for HIV patients suffering from inflammation

More than $3.7 million was awarded to Mahesh Mohan, DVM, MS, Ph.D., Professor at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute, and Chioma M. Okeoma, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Stony Brook University, to explore the link between cannabinoids (THC) and...
26-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New Study Reveals the Origin of Complex Malaria Infections

– New technology employing single cell genome sequencing of the parasite that causes malaria has yielded some surprising results and helps pave the way for possible new intervention strategies for this deadly infectious disease, according to Texas...
8-Jan-2020 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Animal Model Shows Effective Treatment for Latent Tuberculosis

A major goal of tuberculosis (TB) research is to find a way to treat people with the latent (or inactive) form of the disease to keep them from developing symptomatic TB. A breakthrough study using a new animal model developed for this purpose...
17-Dec-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Common Diabetes Medications Tested for Anti-Aging Effects

Two drugs already on the market to treat type two diabetes are being tested in nonhuman primates to see if they can impact the aging process. Researchers dosed marmosets with Metformin and Acarbose and found no adverse side effects
4-Dec-2019 1:30 PM 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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