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A Leader in Eradicating Infection

Protecting Lives With the Power of Research

Texas Biomed is a national leader among private, independent research institutes working exclusively on infectious diseases threatening our future. 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.

The Institute’s combination of unique resources, including its more than 75 PhD scientists, is powering a new approach to research that is accelerating the development of diagnostics, therapies and vaccines for the world’s deadliest infections.

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Infectious diseases impact everyone. Our Science Gave Me A Future advocates bravely share how their lives that have forever been changed by infection. By speaking up in support of scientific advances, like those being made every day at Texas Biomed, they are helping herald Texas Biomed’s scientific revolution – focused on protecting you, your families and our global community from the threat of infectious diseases.

Research Areas

Texas Biomedical Research Institute is dedicated to the advancement of human health through basic and translational research into the nature, causes, prevention and eradication of disease. Our scientific programs and research resources are focused in the following areas.

Scientific Programs

  • Host-Pathogen Interactions (HPI)
  • Disease Intervention & Prevention (DIP)
  • Population Health (PH)

Research Resources

  • Scientific Cores
  • High Containment
  • Southwest National Primate Research Center

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