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2014-04-07 08:30:25

Presentation "DNA Damage Response and Tumor Metastasis" to be Presented April 7, 2014 at ESTRO 33, the Premier European Event in Radiation Oncology BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that the Institute's translational radiation oncology research program in the Drug Discovery Division has been invited to present at a symposium during the European Society of Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) 33(rd) annual meeting being held in...

2013-11-19 16:21:48

Center will explore ways to reduce, conserve and improve power plant water use ATLANTA, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today dedicated the new Water Research Center (WRC) at Plant Bowen near Cartersville, Ga. The state-of-the-art center will focus on finding new ways to reduce, conserve and improve the quality of water returned to the environment from power plants. The WRC is the first U.S. research facility of its kind, and is made possible through a partnership with the...

2013-07-23 08:24:16

$1.8 million award from the Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America could aid in the production of NPDES quality water from shale gas fracking wastewater BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and DURHAM, N.C., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced it has entered into a contract with the Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA)--under the Unconventional Resources Program--to develop, and demonstrate the performance of technologies...

2013-06-17 12:22:41

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., has been selected by its Board of Directors to serve as president and CEO of Southern Research effective July 8, 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130617/DC33167 ) Tipton replaces John A. "Jack" Secrist, III, Ph.D., who served as president and CEO of Southern Research Institute for seven years. Secrist announced his retirement earlier this...

2013-01-07 12:22:18

Research could make new alternative coal fuel processes more environmentally and economically competitive with petroleum-based processes DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced it has entered into a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Dept. of Energy to test an innovative method for producing liquid transportation fuels from coal and biomass thereby improving the economics and lifecycle impacts of coal-to-liquid (CTL) and...

2012-07-02 06:24:39

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and SHREVEPORT, La., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using preclinical molecular imaging, scientists from Southern Research Institute and LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport have published data which could lead to better diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson's disease. Their study--"PET Imaging a MPTP-Induced Mouse Model of Parkinson's Disease Using the Fluoropropyl-Dihydrotetrabenazine Analog [18F]-DTBZ (AV-133)"--was published in a recent edition (June 18,...

2012-04-02 02:27:45

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Have a new research idea? Southern Research may be interested in hearing about it. The Birmingham-based not-for-profit research organization today announced that it is actively soliciting proposals from established investigators with new, multidisciplinary research ideas as part of its new program "Innovation at the Interface." "We want to aggressively expand our research environment by finding, encouraging and supporting new...

2011-12-13 07:00:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and PENNINGTON, N.J., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that it has signed an agreement with New Jersey-based BioLeap to apply its computational fragment-based design technology to the discovery of new disease therapeutics. Terms of the agreement will not be disclosed. "Given our focus and expertise in drug discovery and development, we are always interested in assessing new approaches to possibly advance research,"...

2011-10-26 14:15:00

Damon Papac to Lead Bioanalytical Sciences; Joseph Murphy to lead Cancer Therapeutics and Immunology BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that Damon Papac, Ph.D., and Joseph Murphy, Ph.D. have joined the Birmingham, Ala.-based not-for-profit research organization to lead two key departments within its Drug Development Division, a technology group that primarily provides contract preclinical drug development services for the...

2011-09-08 16:12:00

Southern Research begins year-long, in-field demonstration of new technology developed by FlexEnergy Inc. DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced they have completed the installation of the Flex Powerstation(TM) FP250 at the Fort Benning First Division Road Landfill in Georgia and will begin evaluating a technology that generates electricity using low-quality landfill gas. Funded by the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD)...