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School of Nursing Faculty at The University of Texas at Austin Selected as Fellows of American Academy of Nursing

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.

Professor Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Professor Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

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 at The University of Texas at Austin Receive Early Career Awards from White House

Two Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin Receive Early Career Awards from White House

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.

Computer Science Student Wins Prestigious Astronaut Foundation Award

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

Top Faculty Recruited to The University of Texas at Austin With $2 Million Cancer Research Grants

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.

Biomedical Engineering Professor Receives Nearly $1 Million for Cancer Research

Biomedical Engineering Professor Receives Nearly $1 Million for Cancer Research

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.

University of Texas at Austin Researchers Awarded $4.7 Million for Cancer Research

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.

New Susceptibility Gene for Skin Cancer Discovered By University of Texas at Austin Researchers

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.

Nobel Prize Winner to Discuss Opportunities and Challenges of $3 Billion Cancer Institute

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