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Nov 04, 2014, 10:26 ET
David A. Brown, PT, Ph.D. UAB Professor and Program Director Ph.D., in Rehabilitation Science and Robert Hergenrother, Ph.D., Director of AIMTech, work with a UAB graduate student to test an instrumented treadmill for gait and balance rehabilitation under development by AIMTech, the UAB/Southern Research Institute medical technology group. This medical device is designed to help rehabilitate patients with balance and walking impairments caused by neural trauma, such as stroke or spinal cord injuries.

Southern Research Institute and UAB Partner to Develop Life-Changing Medical Devices

 Southern Research Institute, developer of seven FDA-approved cancer drugs, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a leading research...

Oct 02, 2014, 10:43 ET

Southeastern Solar Research Center Named Project of the Year, Wins Sustainability Award

 Southern Research Institute's Southeastern Solar Research Center (SSRC) was named Project of the Year in My Green Birmingham's 2014...

Sep 25, 2014, 15:28 ET
NASA Leadership Visits Southern Research Institute (PRNewsFoto/Southern Research Institute)

NASA Leadership Visits Southern Research Institute

Michael Gazarik, Ph.D., associate administrator of NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD), visited Southern Research Institute's...

Aug 21, 2014, 10:00 ET

Department of Energy Announces $5.9 Million Funding Award Opportunity for Southern Research Institute

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that Southern Research Institute has been selected for negotiation for an award of up to $5.9...

Aug 13, 2014, 13:55 ET
Governor Robert Bentley and Governor Chris Christie Visit Southern Research Institute. (PRNewsFoto/Southern Research Institute)

Governor Robert Bentley and Governor Chris Christie Visit Southern Research Institute

 Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visited the headquarters of Southern Research Institute today, where...

Aug 05, 2014, 10:41 ET

Join Southern Research Institute at the 2014 Space & Missile Defense Symposium August 11-14, 2014

 Southern Research Institute announced today that representatives of the Engineering Division will be exhibiting at the 2014 Space &...

Jul 28, 2014, 10:00 ET
Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D. Named President of Controlled Release Society (PRNewsFoto/Southern Research Institute)

Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., Named President of Controlled Release Society

Southern Research Institute today announced that Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., President and CEO of Southern Research Institute, has been named...

Jun 17, 2014, 12:59 ET

Southern Research Institute Names Corinne Augelli-Szafran, Ph.D., Director Of Chemistry

Southern Research Institute today announced that Corinne E. Augelli-Szafran, Ph.D., has been named Director of Chemistry. In this role, Dr....

Jun 11, 2014, 10:30 ET

Southern Research Institute Builds Solar Research Center

Southern Research Institute today announced the completion of a facility to study solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The facility, the Southeastern...

Jun 05, 2014, 14:21 ET

U.S. Department of Energy Signs $1.05 Million Cooperative Agreement With Southern Research Institute To Develop Advanced High-Temperature Solar Thermal Storage System

Southern Research Institute today announced that it has signed a jointly funded cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as...

May 20, 2014, 10:27 ET

Positive Results Presented At AACR Validate Assay To Predict Anti-Cancer Drug Activity In Humans

Southern Research Institute today announced a new service offering - a novel in vitro 12-cell line panel assay designed to predict drug activity...

May 06, 2014, 10:30 ET

Southern Research Institute Names John M. Gerdes, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow, Drug Discovery

Southern Research Institute today announced that John M. Gerdes, Ph.D., has been named Senior Research Fellow, Drug Discovery.  In this role,...

May 05, 2014, 13:33 ET

Southern Research Institute To Exhibit At 2014 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference

Southern Research Institute, an organization that provides comprehensive contract research services in basic discovery research, in vitro and in...

Apr 29, 2014, 14:00 ET

Southern Research Institute Appoints Vice President and General Counsel

Southern Research Institute today announced the appointment of M. Allison Taylor as vice president and general counsel.  Ms. Taylor has more...

Apr 22, 2014, 15:17 ET

Southern Research Institute Develops Novel Screening Capability For Discovery Of Therapeutics To Address Highly Pathogenic Agents

 Researchers from Southern Research Institute and their colleagues at Galveston National Laboratory announced today that they have jointly...

Apr 17, 2014, 14:00 ET

Cyclenium Pharma and Southern Research Institute Announce Drug Discovery and Development Collaboration

Cyclenium Pharma Inc., an emerging pharmaceutical company specializing in the research and development of novel drug candidates based on...

Apr 08, 2014, 08:00 ET

$71 Million System Simulation And Development Directorate Award To Team That Includes Southern Research Institute

Southern Research Institute's Engineering Division is part of a Torch Technologies proposed team that was recently awarded a contract with a...

Apr 07, 2014, 08:00 ET

Southern Research Institute Invited To Present At ESTRO 33 Meeting

 Southern Research Institute today announced that the Institute's translational radiation oncology research program in the Drug Discovery...

Jan 23, 2014, 11:49 ET

Join Southern Research Institute at the 2014 AUSA Winter Symposium and Exhibition February 19-21, 2014

Booth #1525, South Hall, Von Braun Center, Huntstville, Alabama Southern Research Institute announced today that representatives of the...

Jul 23, 2013, 08:00 ET

Southern Research Institute To Develop Water Treatment System For Shale Gas Hydraulic Fracturing

$1.8 million award from the Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America could aid in the production of NPDES quality water from...