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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.

Oncology Researcher Joins University of Texas at Austin Faculty to Study Link Between Obesity and Cancer

Dr. John DiGiovanni, an internationally known cancer researcher who studies the link between obesity and cancer, has joined the pharmacy and nutritional sciences faculty at The University of Texas at Austin. DiGiovanni will hold the Coulter R. Sublett Chair in the College of Pharmacy. He has a joint appointment in the College of Pharmacy's Division…   » Continue Reading

National Institutes of Health Awards $1.5 Million for Male Fertility Research at The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. John Richburg, associate professor of pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin, has received a five-year $1.5 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study the adverse effects of environmental toxicants on male fertility and disease.