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For Women, Job Authority Adds to Depression Symptoms

For Women, Job Authority Adds to Depression Symptoms

AUSTIN, Texas — Job authority increases symptoms of depression among women, but decreases them among men, according to a new study from University of Texas at Austin sociologist Tetyana Pudrovska.

Professor Awarded $3 Million NIH Grant to Study Language Impairments in Developing Brain

Professor Awarded $3 Million NIH Grant to Study Language Impairments in Developing Brain

A professor at The University of Texas at Austin has received a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the neural basis of language development in order to better identify and treat children with learning impairments.

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.

Heart Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Model Heart Valve, Improve Surgical Outcomes

Heart Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Model Heart Valve, Improve Surgical Outcomes

The National Institutes of Health is turning to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin to develop computer simulations to improve surgical repair of the heart’s mitral valve, one of the aging heart’s key points of failure.

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

Chemist Awarded $1.1 Million NIH Grant to Model “Long-Time” Molecular Movements

A University of Texas at Austin chemist has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to expand research modeling “long-time” biological processes down to the last atom. These simulations will model biological processes in atomic detail over wide ranges of time, from milliseconds to hours, allowing researchers to observe the fine…   » Continue Reading

New Ability to Regrow Blood Vessels Holds Promise for Treatment of Heart Disease

New Ability to Regrow Blood Vessels Holds Promise for Treatment of Heart Disease

University of Texas at Austin researchers have demonstrated a new and more effective method for regrowing blood vessels in the heart and limbs — a research advancement that could have major implications for how we treat heart disease, the leading cause of death in the Western world.

Faculty Awarded NIH Grants to Study Prevention and Treatment of Neurodegenerative and Vascular Diseases

Faculty Awarded NIH Grants to Study Prevention and Treatment of Neurodegenerative and Vascular Diseases

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded researchers at The University of Texas at Austin two highly competitive research grants to create novel therapeutics for treating heart disease as well as to develop technology that significantly reduces the time and costs required to test drugs for neurodegenerative disease.

Positive Changes in the Way Women Experience Menopause, University of Texas at Austin Multi-Ethnic Study Finds

White women are becoming more optimistic about menopause, with many seeing it as an opportunity to rethink their lives and redefine themselves, a new University of Texas at Austin national study shows. This is just one of the positive changes in the way women across different ethnic groups are experiencing the change of life, the…   » Continue Reading

Educational Psychologist’s Depression Treatment Adopted by Belgium and the Netherlands

A depression treatment program created by University of Texas at Austin educational psychologist Kevin Stark has been adopted by mental health professionals in Belgium and the Netherlands as the government sanctioned treatment for children experiencing depressive disorders.