Dr. Kenneth S. Knox and his UA College of Medicine – Tucson research team aim to understand the causes of HIV-associated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary hypertension and immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS), funded by a grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.Continue reading
Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and University of Arizona Partner on Algae Project to Produce Valuable Products and Remediate WastewaterContinue reading
By eliminating Mcl-1, radiation and chemotherapies could be more effective in treating the most common and deadly of all cancersContinue reading
Results may help scientists understand which older adults may have impaired immune systems, allowing early intervention to improve protection against infectious diseases, which remain a prominent killer in those over age 65.Continue reading
Philipp von Bieberstein’s research focuses on the plant Withania somnifera, a member of the tomato family that contains a potential anti-tumor agent.
A new study reconstructing the evolutionary tree of flu viruses challenges conventional wisdom and solves some of the mysteries surrounding flu outbreaks of historical significance
An innovative vaccine technology makes use of reengineered salmonella to deliver protective immunity. If such recombinant attenuated salmonella vaccines, or RASVs, can be perfected, they hold the promise of safe, low-cost, orally-administered defenses against viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections.Continue reading