School of Nursing Faculty at The University of Texas at Austin Selected as Fellows of American Academy of Nursing
Three faculty members in the School of Nursing at The University of Texas at Austin have been inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing, one of the highest honors in nursing.
George Georgiou, a professor at The University of Texas at Austin whose technology developments in the engineering, medical, biochemical and cellular fields could help treat tens of thousands of patients with diseases such as cancer and osteoporosis, has been elected as a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM).
Two scientists from The University of Texas at Austin are among the 2011 recipients of Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.
Space Shuttle astronaut and University of Texas at Austin graduate Robert Crippen today presented a $10,000 Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) scholarship to Ben Braun, a junior majoring in computer science. "Ben is a clear leader in computer science at The University of Texas," Crippen said at a ceremony on campus. "He is a prime example… » Continue Reading
Four faculty members joining The University of Texas at Austin, including three in the College of Natural Sciences and one in the Cockrell School of Engineering, were each awarded $2 million recruitment grants from the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).
Managing Communication Around Cancer Diagnosis Gives Patients Sense of Control in an Otherwise Uncontrollable Situation
Asserting control over how to communicate — or not communicate — about their illness helps cancer patients overcome feelings of helplessness in a traumatic situation, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. John Zhang, assistant professor of biomedical engineering in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has received nearly $1 million from the National Institute of Health's (NIH) National Cancer Institute for his research on early detection of cancer.
Faculty from The University of Texas at Austin have been awarded $4.7 million from the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) for research to further understand cancer biology and develop new cancer treatments.
Researchers, including those from The University of Texas at Austin, have identified a gene that plays a role in susceptibility to nonmelanoma skin cancer — a discovery that could lead to novel strategies for prevention of that form of cancer.
Event: Dr. Alfred Gilman, chief scientific officer of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), will discuss the institute’s challenges and opportunities. CPRIT is a new state agency, empowered by the Texas Legislature and a constitutional amendment, to invest $3 billion over 10 years to enhance research and prevention activities toward alleviation of… » Continue Reading