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University of Texas at Austin Honors World-Changing Achievements of Two Faculty Inventors

Event: The first University of Texas at Austin Inventor of the Year Awards, honoring professors John Goodenough and Adam Heller. Their inventions in energy and healthcare have had societal and economic impact throughout the world. When: 5:30-7 p.m., Dec. 6 Where: Ballroom, AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, 1900 University Ave., Austin, Texas, 78705 Background:…   » Continue Reading

National Institutes of Health Awards $1.3 Million for Diabetes Research at The University of Texas at Austin

National Institutes of Health Awards $1.3 Million for Diabetes Research at The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Sharon Brown, associate dean for research and professor of nursing at The University of Texas at Austin, has received a four-year, $1.3 million National Institutes of Health grant to identify ways to achieve better glycemic control in persons with type 2 diabetes.

University of Texas at Austin Engineer Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Adam Heller, an acclaimed chemical engineering research professor and professor emeritus at The University of Texas at Austin, has been elected a fellow into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences (AAAS), along with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela, actor James Earl Jones, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and singer/humanitarian Bono.

Pioneering Engineer Elected into Prestigious Institute of Medicine

Pioneering Engineer Elected into Prestigious Institute of Medicine

Nicholas A. Peppas was elected today to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences, becoming the first faculty member from The University of Texas at Austin to receive this honor—the highest recognition a scientist or engineer in the medical sciences can receive in the United States.

Premier $55 Million Biomedical Engineering Building Opens for Teaching and Research at the University

The University of Texas at Austin will dedicate on Thursday, Aug. 28 a new $55 million Biomedical Engineering building, which is being touted as a world-class facility for interdisciplinary research and collaboration in biomedical engineering, pharmacy and natural sciences.

Resilience is key to thriving rather than just surviving, says expert

Resilience is key to thriving rather than just surviving, says expert

Houston's M.D. Anderson Cancer Center sees, treats and studies about 80,000 adult and pediatric patients a year. If you ask a doctor there how most patients handle the battle with cancer, you'll find that it's a little like asking how most people handle marriage or getting an MBA.

Insulin Pill Possibilities Starting to Gel; Engineer Reports Significant Progress

Insulin pills to replace the injections necessary for those suffering from diabetes appear closer to reality through new research by chemical and biomedical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin.

Resilience Improves Diabetes Self-Management, According to Preliminary Study Results

Resilience expert Dr. Mary Steinhardt has completed the first stage of a diabetes study, the results of which show that coaching classes and resilience-building can help African American adults with type 2 diabetes more successfully self-manage the disease.