#Public health

3 million biodefense contract to tackle salmonella.

The OHSU group offers had the opportunity to knock out crucial genes that regulate the amount of pathogenic activity in the microbes. This ability will allow researchers to check proteins identified at PNNL as applicants to be targeted by drugs.. $10.3 million biodefense contract to tackle salmonella, typhoid fever and monkey pox virus Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has received a $10.3 million biodefense contract from the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Agents to identify the proteins that regulate the bacterias that trigger salmonella poisoning and typhoid fever, and the monkey pox virus. The five-year award is the Division of Energy lab’s third $10 million Nationwide Institutes of Health grant or contract in the past year and the second for Richard D.The project is targeted on better understanding cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease by advancing the study of proteins through the use of an emerging mass spectrometry platform currently under development by AB SCIEX. Related StoriesBoston Kids's Hospital selects Vijay G. Sankaran to receive Rising Celebrity AwardHeart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center selects Aprima EHRGlan Clwyd Medical center N Wales spend money on Esaote's G-Scan MRI unit for weight-bearing scanningLeading researcher Tony Pawson, Ph.D., a Kyoto Prize-earning scientist, and his group at the Lunenfeld are focusing their biomedical research on analyzing complex proteins interactions and adjustments in the pathways and procedures of conversation between cells.