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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

DiscoverIt with Texas Biomed | 02.17.2015

Texas Biomed takes part in Big Give SA on May 5, 2015. | Read the full story

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