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Southern Research Targets Mutated Protein to Battle Prostate Cancer

Southern Research scientists are exploring how a mutated protein implicated in prostate cancer plays a role in the development of the disease and whether it holds a key to better treatment outcomes.
12-Mar-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Low-Cost Carbon Fiber Project Advances to Pilot Phase


The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected Southern Research for an award of up to $5.9 million to advance production of high-performance, low-cost carbon fibers from biomass.
24-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Southern Research Develops Gasifier Technology to Unlock Coal's Potential


Southern Research has been selected to receive nearly $1.7 million in U.S. Department of Energy funding to develop a new, cost-efficient gasifier capable of converting low-grade coal into synthesis gas (syngas) that can be used in a number of...
4-Dec-2017 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Biotech Veteran Jay Liu Joins Drug Discovery Division


Southern Research announced that Jay Liu, Ph.D., an experienced biotech industry innovator and entrepreneur, has joined its Drug Discovery division as director of technology development and innovation.
11-Oct-2017 8:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Entrepreneur Steven Puckett Joins Prosperity Fund Leadership


Business consultant and serial entrepreneur Steven Puckett has been named managing director of Southern Research’s Prosperity Fund, a $2.4 million initiative that seeks to inject economic vitality into four Alabama counties hit hard by the coal...
5-Oct-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Southern Research-Bionetix Collaboration Seeks Novel Cancer Drug That Targets a Genetic Switch

Southern Research and Bionetix Inc., a South Korea-based biotech firm, have signed a research and license agreement to develop a new anti-cancer drug that affects a key genetic switch associated with suppression and regulation of the growth of...
2-Oct-2017 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Drug Discovery Collaboration Targets Novel Treatments Against Diseases

Southern Research and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) have formed a partnership to advance promising research that could lead to new drugs that address unmet medical needs.
20-Sep-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Southern Research Expands STEM Education Outreach with New Hire


Southern Research today announced plans to expand the scope of its longtime educational outreach efforts with the hiring of a STEM educator to direct a statewide program.
8-Sep-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Southern Research Programs Aim to Shield Against Pandemic Flu Dangers


Southern Research scientists are working on several fronts to help limit the death toll from a catastrophic flu outbreak that one day slams the nation.
23-Jan-2018 8:55 AM EST

Infectious Disease Expert Says a New Generation of Antiviral Therapies Is Urgently Needed Against Hepatitis B


Southern Research scientist Dr. Raj Kalkeri says a new generation of antiviral therapies is urgently needed against hepatitis B, a chronic disease affecting 240 million people whose cure has proved elusive.
1-Aug-2017 2:30 PM EDT

What the General Public Needs to Know About Zika: Southern Research Infectious Disease experts available to speak


29-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST

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