Texas ChE researchers recently published preclinical test results showing the use of antibodies in mice and baboons was successful in providing short-term immunity and an accelerated recovery from pertussis, also known as whooping cough. The findings, which were published in a paper on Dec. 2 in Science Translational Medicine, will help advance the treatment … Read the rest »
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Maynard Group’s Preclinical Findings Bring Whooping Cough Treatment Closer to Human Trials
Undergraduate Alex Prybutok’s Whooping Cough Vaccine Poster Places Second At AIChE
Undergraduate Alex Prybutok won second place in the Division of Food, Pharmaceuticals, and Biotechnology Poster Competition at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting in Atlanta.
Alex’s winning poster featured research she is conducting in Dr. Jennifer Maynard’s labto improve therapeutics to fight pertussis, more commonly known as Whooping Cough. Each year … Read the rest »
Finding A Better Way To Fight Whooping Cough
Abby Bassett was only four weeks old when what seemed to be a mild cold turned into a much harsher reality.
The newborn was diagnosed with pertussis, or whooping cough, a disease that claims the lives of 195,000 children across the globe annually.
Now, Jennifer Maynard, an associate professor in the McKetta Department … Read the rest »
Graduate Student Seminar Series Top Presenters
The department is pleased to announce top presenters for this year’s Graduate Student Seminar Series, as voted by attending first-year and third-year Ph.D. students:
Jackson Stolle (Korgel Lab)
Photonic Curing of CuInSe2 Nanocrystals for Inexpensive Solar Cells
Jackson’s research uses semiconductor nanocrystal “solar inks” and low-temperature processing to fabricate inexpensive, highly-efficient … Read the rest »