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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

Texas Biomed scientist receives nearly $3.4 million NIH grant to study Papillomavirus-based AIDS vaccine for dual protection against HIV and HPV-induced Cancer | 04.30.2015

SAN ANTONIO (April 30, 2015) – Scientists at Texas Biomedical Research Institute have begun work on a study funded by the National Institutes of Health over the next four years to create an attenuated, or weakened, virus that is a hybrid of the papilloma virus and the human immunodeficiency virus. | Read the full story

Texas Biomed scientist receives up to $2.36 million NIH grant over 5 years to study new virus detection methods | 04.09.2015

SAN ANTONIO (April 9, 2015) – Rapidly diagnosing infectious disease is critical to limiting its spread and containing an outbreak; as the world has witnessed over the past year with the spread of Ebolavirus disease. Llama antibodies could hold key to robust Marburg and Ebola virus diagnostics. | Read the full story

Southwest National Primate Research Center receives continued full accreditation from international laboratory animal care association | 04.07.2015

The Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) at Texas Biomedical Research Institute has received a continuation of its full accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC International). | Read the full story

Research Day | 02.26.2015

Texas Biomed closed out 2014 by hosting its first Research Day. | Read the full story

Research shows Asian herb holds promise as treatment for Ebola virus disease | 02.26.2015

Research published in Science finds new cellular factor critical to Ebola virus infection, discovered small molecule that inhibits virus entry into cell. | Read the full story