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How One Local Program Changed the Way Medical Institutions Fund Their Research

Posted on · Today, it's not uncommon to hear of medical institutions collaborating together for research and training. But back in 1990, the idea was a little more foreign. Institutions often competed against each other for funding. So, 25 years ago, Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine collaborated together to launch the Keck Center for Quantitative Biomedical […]

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AIDS Research and the Year in Oil and Gas: Tuesday’s Show (December 1, 2015)

Posted on · According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1.2 million Americans live today with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. But that's also the same number the World Health Organization says died from AIDS-related causes worldwide last year, a fact which underscores how – even as HIV has become a largely chronic disease […]