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Jackson State student in need of new kidney after COVID-19 battle

Loading the player… Jackson State University student Tiranda Plummer is marching to the beat of hope as she awaits a match for a kidney transplant. Plummer is a straight-A biology and pre-med student and member of the HBCU’s storied Sonic Boom of the South marching band. Since contracting COVID-19 in January, dialysis treatments she’s receiving… Read More »

Researchers identify protein produced after stroke that triggers neurodegeneration

Researchers with the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute at UT Southwestern have identified a new protein implicated in cell death that provides a potential therapeutic target that could prevent or delay the progress of neurodegenerative diseases following a stroke. Scientists from the departments of pathology, neurology, biochemistry, and pharmacology at UTSW have identified and named… Read More »

CDC says fewer than 6,000 Americans have contracted Covid after being fully vaccinated

Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rochelle Walensky, testifies before a House Select Subcommittee hearing on “Reaching the Light at the End of the Tunnel: A Science-Driven Approach to Swiftly and Safely Ending the Pandemic,” on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 15, 2021. Amr Alfiky | AFP | Getty Images U.S.… Read More »