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Rapid diagnostic test takes on tuberculosis and other deadly diseases

Rapid diagnostic test takes on tuberculosis and other deadly diseases

January 11, 2016
“What I kind of do is put unusual things together,” says Graham Timmins, an associate professor in the College of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. His research focuses on using stable isotope-related compounds and free radical biology – the unusual things he puts together – to better diagnose and treat some common and deadly diseases.
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UNM to study Native American health impacts of abandoned mines

UNM to study Native American health impacts of abandoned mines

By Luke Frank | October 20, 2015
Nearly half of the U.S. Native American population lives in 13 western states among an estimated 161,000 abandoned hardrock mines, more than 4,000 of which are abandoned uranium mines. These abandoned mines left behind vanadium, arsenic, copper, lead, manganese, nickel and other metals in water and soil. Such mines have received increased national scrutiny since August, when 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater were accidentally released from the Gold King Mine, an abandoned gold mine in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains.
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UNM research center receives $23 million NIH grant renewal

UNM research center receives $23 million NIH grant renewal

By Michael Haederle | August 17, 2015
The University of New Mexico’s Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) has been awarded a five-year, $23 million grant renewal by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) following a competition in which it received one of the highest scores in the nation, it was announced Friday.
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Warmer weather signals start of snake season

Warmer weather signals start of snake season

June 17, 2015
The most important first-aid tip if bitten by a snake is to call the NM Poison Center and get to the nearest hospital right away. “Do not try any other first-aid methods because they are often useless and may cause more harm,” cautions Dr. Steven Seifert, medical director of the New Mexico Poison Center.
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NM Poison Center stresses holiday safety

NM Poison Center stresses holiday safety

December 17, 2014
The New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center (NMPDIC) is wishing New Mexico a safe and happy holiday season by offering tips to protect family, friends and neighbors from a potential poisoning.
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