Tag Archive: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center RSS

Health Behavior and Health Education Professors Receive Grant for Tobacco Use and Marketing Research

AUSTIN, Texas — Two University of Texas at Austin College of Education professors are among several scholars nationwide to receive funding from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study trends in young people’s tobacco use and the extent to which targeted marketing is contributing to an increase…   » Continue Reading

UT System Initiative Uses Supercomputing Resources to Help Biomedical Research

The Austin Forum on Science, Technology & Society will host “Enabling Biomedical Discoveries with Digital Data, Supercomputing and Visualization" on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 5:45 p.m.

University of Texas at Austin Licenses Technology for Skin Cancer Detection

The University of Texas at Austin has licensed technology for a probe that would quickly scan skin to detect skin cancer to DermDx Inc., a company based in Fresno, Calif.

RNA Molecules, Delivery System Improve Vaccine Responses, Effectiveness

RNA Molecules, Delivery System Improve Vaccine Responses, Effectiveness

A novel delivery system that could lead to more efficient and more disease-specific vaccines against infectious diseases has been developed by biomedical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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.

New Probe to Detect Skin Cancer Receives More Funding for Clinical Trials

Assistant Professor James Tunnell has been awarded a Phase II Early Career Award from the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation to continue the development and testing of a device that uses light to detect skin cancer without the need for an invasive biopsy procedure.

Engineer Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Nanoparticle Cancer Research

A biomedical engineering assistant professor at The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute grant to conduct nanoparticle cancer research.