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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.

HudsonAlpha to Analyze Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria Samples from Space

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HudsonAlpha Faculty Investigator Shawn Levy, Ph.D., and the HudsonAlpha Genomic Services Lab will soon be analyzing samples of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that returned from space this weekend onboard the SpaceX Dragon capsule.The capsule carrying the samples and more than 3,000 pounds of other cargo ...
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HudsonAlpha crowdfunding campaign raising funds for breast cancer research

Logo- HudsonAlpha As part of breast cancer awareness month, HudsonAlpha has launched a crowdsourcing campaign to raise $25,000 for the HudsonAlpha Breakthrough Breast Cancer Fund. The Breakthrough Breast Cancer fund is raising $250,000 by Nov. 17 to fund the next breakthrough in breast cancer. The success of the crowdsourcing ...
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HudsonAlpha and The University of Alabama Education Partnership

Image - PartnershipA new collaboration between the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and The University of Alabama in Huntsville aims to strengthen the business skills of life science sector startups at HudsonAlpha and enhance the educational experience for UAH business students. The UAH College of Business Administration provides ...
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HudsonAlpha Partners to Undertake Largest Whole Genome Sequencing Project Funded to Date

Logo- HudsonAlphaHudsonAlpha, the University of Michigan, the University of Southern California and the Broad InstituAll News Categorieste of Harvard and MIT will work together to deeply sequence the genomes of 10,000 people of European, Hispanic and African-American origin. They received three separate four-year awards totaling $16 ...
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HudsonAlpha and UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center launch consortium, announce multiple hires

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The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center have established a joint cancer research consortium that will combine pioneering efforts to diagnose, treat ...
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Story of Discovery

Photo- Mary Claire KingWorld-renowned geneticist Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., known for discovering the BRCA1 gene mutation and its linkage to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, will present her story of discovery at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology Tie the Ribbons luncheon this November.The Tie the Ribbons event ...
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Alabama and New Jersey Governors Tours Southern Research Institute

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Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visited the headquarters of Southern Research Institute on August 13, where they toured the Institute’s medical research complex. “We are honored to have Governor Bentley and Governor Christie visit us ...
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CFDRC Developing Physiologically Realistic in vitro Tumor Microenvironment Platform

SynVivo-Tumor offers real-time analysis and visualization of drug delivery and cellular interactions and was showcased at the December ASCB meeting in San Francisco.