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Vaccine Development Center of San Antonio celebrates three years of collaboration | 12.29.2014

Combining the complementary expertise of Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), the UT Health Science Center San Antonio (UTHSCSA), University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA), and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute helped establish and grow the Vaccine Development Center of San Antonio. | Read the full story

WOAI-TV shares news of Texas Biomed’s role in testing a new MIT-designed diagnostic for Ebolavirus | 12.17.2014

Learn more with WOAI-TV reporter Lauren Lea’s news story here. | Read the full story

San Antonio works toward “Building a Regional Life Science Ecosystem” | 12.15.2014

See story in Silicon Hills News from the 2014 World Stem Cell Summit. | Read the full story

Innovative method for studying Malaria parasites receives 4-year NIH grant of up to $1.8 million | 12.09.2014

SAN ANTONIO (December 9, 2014) – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Texas Biomedical Research Institute staff scientist Ian Cheeseman, Ph.D., over $450,000 in first-year funding and is expected to receive up to $1.8 million over four years to continue research into a new method for sequencing the genomes of individual malaria parasites. | Read the full story

World Aids Day Story in the UK Highlights Texas Biomed Research | 12.02.2014

World Aids Day was marked with education and remembrance ceremonies worldwide on Dec. 1, 2014. Texas Biomed is at the forefront of some of the most exciting innovations in HIV research, and UK-based media recently interviewed Dr. Ruth Ruprecht. | Read the full story

Texas Biomed Highlighted at Upcoming World Stem Cell Summit | 11.25.2014

San Antonio is host to the 2014 World Stem Cell Summit and RegMed Capital Conference. In advance of the conference, attendees are being offered the opportunity to tour three San Antonio resource facilities, including Texas Biomed. | Read the full story

Texas Biomed to Participate in Texas Public Radio's New "Think Science" Lecture Series | 11.17.2014

Dr. Anthony Griffiths is scheduled to address the community at a new series launched by Texas Public Radio called "Think Science" this Friday, November 21 at Tripoint YMCA. | Read the full story

SA Express News Reports on Texas Biomed Being at the Forefront of the Ebola Fight | 10.24.2014

Richard A. Marini with the San Antonio Express News reported in a story on October 14, 2014 how Texas Biomed is at the forefront of the Ebola fight. The institute has been working on an Ebola vaccine for the past 10 years. | Read the full story

KSAT 12 Streams Online the University of the Incarnate Panel Discussion on Ebola Which Includes Texas Biomed Scientist, Dr. Ricardo Carrion | 10.24.2014

Dr. Ricardo Carrion participated in an hour-long UIW panel discussion on Ebola this week which was streamed online by KSAT-12. | Read the full story

Mymetics’ Promising HIV Vaccine Candidate Obtains Funding to Begin Study at Texas Biomedical Research Institute | 09.30.2014

Epalinges, Switzerland, 29 September 2014 - Mymetics Corporation (OTCQB: MYMX), a pioneer in the research and development of virosome-based vaccines to prevent transmission of human infectious diseases across mucosal membranes, announced today that its innovative HIV vaccine candidate will enter a new preclinical trial to confirm excellent results obtained in a previous trial. The study will be led by Dr. Ruth Ruprecht, Scientist & Director of the Texas Biomed AIDS Research Program. | Read the full story