News Articles and Montana BioScience Alliance Newsletters


A vaccine for tuberculosis exists, but TB is still the 2nd leading infectious killer in the world after Covid-19, according to the World Health Organization. With a $12.3 million contract from the National Institutes of Health, researchers at the University of Montana are hoping to improve the vaccine for TB and positively influence global health.

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder are at Risk for Low Bone Density. Preliminary Data Suggest that the Administration of Oxytocin May Favorably Impact Bone Formation and Strength

Rocky Mountain Labs
November 13, 2023

It’s entirely possible that the secret to understanding — perhaps even vanquishing — the coronavirus rests in this quiet town of 5,000 nestled at the edge of the wilderness.

Regional Innovation and Technology Hub
November 12, 2023

A consortium of Montana businesses, universities, and workforce development groups have been designated as one of 31 newly announced Regional Innovation and Technology Hubs that will be able to utilize portions of $75 million in grant money to advance American technology.

Montana BioScience Alliance
October 29, 2023

High school students in Billings, Montana recently had the unique opportunity to explore the various career paths available in the healthcare industry. The event, called the Montana BioScience Alliance Careers in Healthcare, aimed to inspire and educate students about the exciting opportunities that await them in the medical field.


Nine Questions for the World
January 4, 2022

From the NIne Questions for the World podcast, December 15, 2021. BIO President Michelle McMurray-Heath is interviewed by Richard Haass.


October 18, 2023

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