A new study from Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed) and collaborators has identified a promising drug candidate to minimize uncontrolled, erratic muscle movements, called dyskinesia, associated with Parkinson’s disease.
1-Dec-2021 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
As widely-anticipated decisions about COVID-19 vaccine boosters roll out from U.S. agencies today, insights from an independent study underscore why boosters are important for all adults.
19-Nov-2021 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
Four San Antonio research institutes are collaborating to develop treatments against Nipah virus before it spreads. The World Health Organization has named Nipah virus a priority disease in need of urgent research and development because no approved...
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Ian Cheeseman, Ph.D., and his collaborators can now sequence the genomes of individual parasites found in the blood of infected patients -- even when the infection burden is very low, which can occur during asymptomatic infections. Gaining this...
12-Oct-2021 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A version of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease, has been successfully modified to glow brightly in cells and animal tissues, providing a real-time way to track the spread and intensity of viral infection as it happens in animal...
27-Sep-2021 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Risk for heart disease does not look the same on the genetic level for different population groups, report an international team of researchers this month in the journal JAMA Cardiology. The study, led by Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas...
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Southwest National Primate Research Center and Texas Biomed Receive Continued Full Accreditation From Lab Animal Care Association
AAALAC, the international organization setting the gold standard for research animal care and use, has continued full accreditation status for SNPRC and Texas Biomed, citing dedicated staff and "extremely well cared for animals."
11-Aug-2021 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers at Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed) have narrowed down the proteins enabling SARS-CoV-2 to cause disease. Using advanced genetic engineering techniques developed at Texas Biomed, they systematically deleted the genetic...
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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