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Texas Biomed launches new International Center for the Advancement of Research & Education

Texas Biomedical Research Institute has created a new global center to foster collaborations in infectious disease research. The International Center for the Advancement of Research & Education (I·CARE) leverages the power of global exchange to...
20-Sep-2023 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scancell's DNA-based vaccine shown to be effective at protecting against COVID-19

A DNA-based vaccine is very effective at protecting against COVID-19, according to a joint preclinical study by Scancell Ltd and Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed) recently published in the Journal of Biotechnology and Biomedicine.
29-Aug-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Prior dengue infection may make Zika virus outcomes worse

Researchers in New York and Texas have identified that female marmosets are more likely to transmit the Zika virus during pregnancy if they have been previously infected by a different virus, dengue.
20-Jun-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Magic cocktail generates lung’s most critical immune cell in the lab

Researchers at Texas Biomedical Research Institute have succeeded in generating the lung’s most important immune cell, the alveolar macrophage, in the lab.
12-Jun-2023 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Second gene implicated in malaria parasite resistance evolution to chloroquine

How malaria parasites evolved to evade a major antimalarial drug has long been thought to involve only one key gene. Now, thanks to a combination of field and lab studies, an international research team has shown a second key gene is also involved...
11-May-2023 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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CoDe tool makes vaccine development faster and more accurate

A new software tool developed by Texas Biomedical Research Institute and collaborators can help scientists and vaccine developers quickly edit genetic blueprints of pathogens to make them less harmful. The tool, called CoDe – short for Codon...
15-Mar-2023 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Texas Biomed HIV vaccine candidate aims to block virus before it takes root

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $3.8 million to Texas Biomedical Research Institute to further develop a promising HIV vaccine candidate that stops the virus upon entry, before it begins rapidly spreading throughout the body.
15-Feb-2023 10:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

Texas Biomed at forefront of Sudan ebolavirus biomedical R&D

A Sudan ebolavirus vaccine and antibody therapeutic tested at Texas Biomedical Research Institute have been sent to Uganda as part of efforts to control the outbreak there.
19-Dec-2022 3:35 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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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.