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UNM researchers target Zika-spreading mosquito with lemongrass oil

UNM researchers target Zika-spreading mosquito with lemongrass oil

By John Arnold | February 17, 2016
An herbal oil used for cooking and known for its pleasant citrus fragrance could be a potent weapon in the fight against the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases. Researchers at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center have developed a novel and surprisingly simple technology that uses lemongrass oil to kill mosquito larvae.
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BBHI brings team approach to treating brain injury

BBHI brings team approach to treating brain injury

By Michael Haederle | February 17, 2016
The human brain – containing some 86 billion neurons (and trillions of connections among them) – is the most intricate known structure in the universe. A special team is needed to tackle this complexity and devise new treatments for neurological diseases and injuries.
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New brain cancer therapy showing promise

New brain cancer therapy showing promise

By Michele Sequeira | February 03, 2016
Researchers at the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center say a new two-drug combination is showing promising results in the battle against a deadly brain cancer, glioblastoma.
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UNM researcher explores link between alcohol and domestic violence

UNM researcher explores link between alcohol and domestic violence

By Luke Frank | January 27, 2016
Intimate relationships are complex, fueled by biology, chemistry, emotions, environment and upbringing. Mixing in alcohol with often-contentious issues such as finances, child rearing or in-laws can be a recipe for violence, according to a University of New Mexico researcher studying the link between alcohol and domestic violence.
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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 joins national Hepatitis C study

UNM joins national Hepatitis C study

By Luke Frank | January 05, 2016
”UNM was selected because we have the clinical research infrastructure and support, and we’re committed to understanding and improving health disparities in New Mexico,” says Kimberly Page. “HCV is impacting our population, and we are determined to address this health challenge.”
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Conference focuses on next generation of academic physicians

Conference focuses on next generation of academic physicians

By Cindy Foster | December 08, 2015
For young physicians, the idea of building an academic medical career can seem a daunting task. But resources are available, UNM Health Sciences Center doctors told the participants of the Southwest Region Academic Medicine Career Development Conference.
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