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UAH, HudsonAlpha team as part of national $31.5 million genetics effort

Dr. Eric Mendenhall says the new ENCODE research will enable scientists to further explore how cells work.

Research that will be done by The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) and HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology will provide a framework by which scientists can better understand ...

HudsonAlpha and UAB awarded $10 million for newborn whole genome sequencing project

Huntsville, Ala. — HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, a nonprofit genomics and genetics research institute in Huntsville, Ala., in collaboration with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine and the University of Mississippi Medical Center, has been awarded a four-year, $10 million grant from the ...

A novel anti-cancer chemotherapeutic agent inhibits glioblastoma growth and radiation resistance

Ichiro Nakano, M.D., Ph.D.

Glioblastoma is a primary brain tumor with dismal survival rates, even after treatment with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. A small subpopulation of tumor cells — glioma stem cells — is responsible for glioblastoma’s tumorigenesis, treatment resistance and subsequent tumor recurrence. A collaborative ...
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Auburn to host Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition

Local entrepreneurs who have a great product or service to share with the public are in luck: Alabama Launchpad has chosen Auburn as the home of its second regional competition for startups.
The competition, slated to begin this fall, is a result of a partnership among ...

New grant will fund research of biomechanical markers in glaucoma

glaucoma markersThis study may explain why individuals of African descent are at the greatest risk of developing glaucoma.Massimo A. Fazio, Ph.D., assistant professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Ophthalmology, and Christopher A. Girkin M.D., have received a four-year, $2.55 million R01 ...

Medical researchers thankful for $2 billion NIH funding increase

NIH will receive $2 billion in additional resources for the final five months of this fiscal year, was a delightful surprise.

Soluble Therapeutics Acquires Dilyx Biotechnologies

Soluble Therapeutics Acquires Dilyx Biotechnologies

HudsonAlpha receives $50,000 donation for Chan Training Lab

Chan Training Lab DedicationEducational Outreach at HudsonAlpha expanded its reach to more than 400,000 individuals this year and can continue to expand thanks to Dr. and Mrs. Tony Chan and their generous donation. Since 2009, the University of Alabama in Huntsville Professor Emeritus of Physics and his wife ...
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Soluble Therapeutics Acquires Dilyx Biotechnologies

Logo - Soluble  TherapeuticsSoluble Therapeutics Inc. announced on October 1, 2014 the acquisition of Seattle-based Dilyx Biotechnologies as a wholly owned subsidiary of Soluble Therapeutics. All of Dilyx operations will be moved to Birmingham. The acquisition of Dilyx will expand Soluble Therapeutics’ footprint in the ...

Alabama’s New Crowdfunding Law

Photo - Senator Arthur OrrUnder the new legislation, signed into law by Gov. Robert Bentley in April and drafted by Sen. Arthur Orr with help from the Alabama Securities Commission,  the crowdfunding exemption allows Alabama entrepreneurs to raise money from investors only in Alabama. A for-profit corporation/entity ...
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