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Texas A&M launches multimillion-dollar genomics research project

Texas A&M University has launched a new cross-disciplinary genomics research initiative to study how animal, human, and ecosystem health are connected, with the aim of a creating world-class genomics program.

GlaxoSmithKline gets green light for $91M vaccine facility

As part of an ambitious effort to prep for a future pandemic, GlaxoSmithKline and Texas A&M are teaming up to build a $91 million flu vaccine manufacturing center in the Lone Star state that will rely on cell-culture lines rather than chicken eggs.

Humans to test T-cell treatment that subdued canine lymphoma

Dogs are often loyal and are great companions. Now, they're also trailblazers in cancer research. An innovative new lymphoma treatment helped prolong the lives of dogs with the disease, and it...

State universities help build new cancer R&D complex in Texas

The Lone Star State's two biggest university systems are joining hands with the world-renowned M.D. Anderson Cancer Center to help design and staff a sprawling new cancer R&D complex. Texas

Scientists: Gene action could be key to diabetes prevention, cure

PFKFB3, a gene often studied by cancer researchers, has been linked to the metabolic inflammation that leads to diabetes. And understanding how it works means scientists could find ways to prevent

Xoma and Texas A&M sign deal

Xoma announced on Wednesday that they have established a memorandum of understanding with Texas A&M university system to explore options to co-develop and manufacture antibodies and protein-based

CDC lab inspection process under scrutiny

Over the course of three years, inspectors from the CDC found a raft of problems at Texas A&M's biodefense laboratory. Lethal agents and infected animals weren't properly guarded, unauthorized