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Drug Combination Could Treat Severe Covid Cases, Purdue Research Finds

April 13, 2021

Purdue researchers working with an international team of scientists have discovered that a hyperactive immune response in lung cells is likely behind some of the most severe COVID-19 cases.

Drug Combination Could Treat Severe Covid Cases, Purdue Research Finds

Technology to treat neurological diseases, pain wins Indiana fund’s commercialization award

April 13, 2021

Technology to provide new options for patients with neurological disease and pain has received major new support. Neuro Vigor, a Purdue University-affiliated startup, won a $100,000 Early Commercialization Award from the Indiana Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Fund. The company’s proprietary drugs offer new disease-modifying therapies to reduce patient suffering in neuro-degenerative conditions. This is the first time the research fund has provided support to an early commercialization company.

Technology to treat neurological diseases, pain wins Indiana fund’s commercialization award

COVID19's cytokine storm ushers in a local complement storm in the lungs

April 12, 2021

A new study published in the journal Science Immunology analyzed lung epithelial cells from patients infected with COVID-19 and found the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) induces the complement system as a dangerous weapon for viral infection.

COVID19's cytokine storm ushers in a local complement storm in the lungs

Rapid Test for BRD

April 12, 2021

Verma explained: "Bovine respiratory disease can be triggered by a number of bacteria and viruses, making treatment decisions difficult. By the time a test comes back in four or five days, the disease may have killed the calf or spread to many others in the feedlot."

Rapid Test for BRD

COVID-19 triggers a biochemical pathway in the lungs

April 12, 2021

A new study might found the reason why COVID-19 is so challenging to treat. In the study conducted by the Purdue University, scientists found that the virus triggered a biochemical pathway known as the immune complement system in the lungs.

COVID-19 triggers a biochemical pathway in the lungs

Purdue to launch Indiana Digital Crossroads with $10 million grant from Lilly Endowment

April 12, 2021

When Mark Daniel Ward launched Purdue University’s Data Mine initiative in 2018, he worked with fewer than 100 students from various academic backgrounds who wanted to learn about data science and how to use it in their careers.

Purdue to launch Indiana Digital Crossroads with $10 million grant from Lilly Endowment

Purdue trustees approve bachelor’s degree in music

April 9, 2021

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (April 9) approved the creation of a Bachelor of Arts degree in music, ratified two faculty positions and the promotion and tenure of faculty, and issued a resolution of appreciation for friends of the university.

Purdue trustees approve bachelor’s degree in music

SURPRISING LUNG REACTION MAY EXPLAIN WHY COVID IS HARD TO TREAT

April 9, 2021

Researchers unexpectedly found that the virus triggers a biochemical pathway, known as the immune complement system, in lung cells. That might explain why the disease is so difficult to treat

SURPRISING LUNG REACTION MAY EXPLAIN WHY COVID IS HARD TO TREAT

Purdue Professor Focuses on Costly Cattle Disease

April 9, 2021

A Purdue University professor has been awarded more than $1 million in grants to further his research of bovine respiratory disease, which is one of the most common and costly diseases affecting beef cattle.

Purdue Professor Focuses on Costly Cattle Disease

Meet Cooper, the Super Trouper!

April 9, 2021

Cooper is an 11-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever who has endeared himself to his medical team at the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital ever since he was first seen in May 2017 because of instability in his right shoulder. The surgery to stabilize his shoulder proved successful, to the delight of his owners, Rick and Mona Hansen of Fishers, Ind.

Meet Cooper, the Super Trouper!