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Texas Biomed helps test possible drug against Ebola virus | 11.20.2015

Virologists at the University of Iowa team up with scientists in the Texas Biomed Department of Virology and Immunology to test whether an already FDA-approved drug has potential as an antiviral therapy to prevent Ebola infection. | Read the full story

Pulsed xenon UV technology tested against Ebola virus and Anthrax | 11.16.2015

Xenex Disinfection Services recently tested its Full-Spectrum™ pulsed xenon ultraviolet (UV) disinfection device against live Ebola virus and Bacillus anthracis (anthrax) spores in collaboration with scientists in the biosafety level 4 (BSL-4) containment laboratory at Texas Biomedical Research Institute. | Read the full story

Discoveries - November E-Newsletter | 11.05.2015

Texas Biomed's e-newsletter is out now with the latest information on our research and scientists. | Read the full story

Texas Biomed scientist collaborates on study providing insight into genetics of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome | 08.24.2015

SAN ANTONIO (August 24, 2015) – Dr. Michael Olivier, Scientist and Chair of the Department of Genetics at Texas Biomedical Research Institute, is a contributing author on a study led and coordinated by scientists at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine that was published this month in Nature Communications describing a detailed analysis of the genetic factors contributing to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). | Read the full story

Dr. Marcel Daadi joins StemBioSys Scientific Advisory Board | 08.05.2015

Dr. Marcel Daadi, Associate Scientist and Director of Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine for the Southwest National Primate Research Center at Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio, has joined the Scientific Advisory Board of StemBioSys, Inc. | Read the full story

A rising star in malaria research, Dr. Ian Cheeseman named to faculty at Texas Biomed, first Goldstein Young Scientist | 07.20.2015

San Antonio (July 20, 2015) – Ian Cheeseman, Ph.D., a former staff scientist in the Department of Genetics at Texas Biomed, has been appointed to the faculty position of assistant scientist and will serve as the Milton S. & Geraldine M. Goldstein Young Scientist at Texas Biomedical Research Institute. | Read the full story

New weapon in the fight against malaria drug resistance | 07.14.2015

As part of a team of researchers led by the Centers for Infectious Disease Research (Seattle) and in partnership with the University of Notre Dame, scientists at Texas Biomed helped to develop a new tool in the fight against malaria. | Read the full story

Texas Biomed establishes the TOPS® Nutrition and Obesity Research Center | 06.26.2015

SAN ANTONIO (June 26, 2015) – Texas Biomedical Research Institute and Wisconsin-based non-profit Take Off Pounds Sensibly® are establishing the new TOPS® Nutrition and Obesity Research Center with the goal of conducting research into the causes, health risks and treatment of human obesity. | Read the full story

CPS Energy Rebate for energy efficiency initiatives at Texas Biomed Earl Slick Research Center | 06.10.2015

SAN ANTONIO (June 10, 2015) – The Earl Slick Research Center opened in March 2014 on the campus of Texas Biomedical Research Institute. This 70,000 square-foot building, which expanded office and laboratory space on the Texas Biomed campus, incorporates mechanical and electrical design features that were required for LEED certification. | Read the full story

Dr. Robert Davey named 2015 Healthcare Hero | 06.03.2015

SAN ANTONIO (June 3, 2015) – The San Antonio Business Journal honored an illustrious group of medical and science professionals on May 28 at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, including Texas Biomed Scientist and Ewing Halsell Scholar in the Department of Virology & Immunology Dr. Robert Davey. | Read the full story