George Mason researchers are seeking out naturally based remedies to beat back antibiotic-resistant bacteria—and finding success. http://newsdesk.gmu.edu/2015/02/new-study-cranberries-pack-punch-bacteria-linked-cystic-fibrosis/
A George Mason University-led team of international researchers is looking for ways to treat a debilitating and often fatal encephalitis virus that hits horses and humans alike. https://newsdesk.gmu.edu/2015/02/international-research-team-tackles-deadly-virus/
The U.S. Medical Research Institute of lnfectious Diseases (USAMRIID) has announced intentions to award a new contract to George Mason University for profiling of host responses to high priority pathogens. Please see this link for further details: http://globalbiodefense.com/2015/01/05/host-response-profiling-burkholderia-y-pestis/
Dr. Narayanan is the winner of the 2014 College of Science Dean’s Early-Career Excellence Award. The Early-Career Excellence Award is presented to a tenure-track faculty member in the College who has achieved notable success since January 2014 and has increased the profile of their Department and College of Science.
Drs. Monique van Hoek and Barney Bishop were awarded a collaborative grant with James Madison University to study antimicrobial activity in the bedbug, Cimex lectularius. http://4va.gmu.edu/innovationgrants/
George Mason University professor Ramin M. Hakami is searching for new ways to treat modern ailments by studying bacterial and viral biodefense agents, including the medieval disease notoriously known as the Black Death. See more here: http://newsdesk.gmu.edu/2014/08/mason-researchers-looking-fresh-answers-medieval-disease/
Dr. Kylene Kehn-Hall will receive the award from Vikas Chandhoke, Vice President for Research and Economic Development, at the Celebration of Achievements ceremony on be Monday, Nov. 11th in the Center for the Arts concert hall main lobby. The ceremony and reception will be from , 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. The winners short bios […]
By Michele McDonald Flying in a small plane over Kenya 25 years ago, researcher Charlie Bailey searched for mosquito breeding grounds where he thought the virus that causes Rift Valley fever hid between outbreaks. He returned to Africa last month with better methods of diagnosing the devastating disease. While Nairobi has grown in the decades […]