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Nursing Researchers Receive $2.2 Million NIH Grant for Multiple Sclerosis Cognitive Rehabilitation Study

Alexa Stuifbergen, dean of The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, and Heather Becker, a research scientist at the school, have received a $2.2 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to continue their study on improving the quality of life for people coping with multiple sclerosis (MS), particularly those with cognitive impairments.

Understanding the Challenges of Cancer Survivors With Pre-existing Disabilities Subject of New University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing Study

Cancer survivors with pre-existing functional impairments due to disabling conditions such as polio, spinal cord injury or sensory impairments are the subject of a new $324,732 University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing study.

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.