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From research lab to bedside, scientists and doctors collaborate to conquer childhood diseases

From research lab to bedside, scientists and doctors collaborate to conquer childhood diseases

During the last century, scientists at The University of Texas at Austin played a large role in eliminating the nutritional deficiency diseases that were devastating to children's development with discoveries of vitamins like B5 and B6 and folic acid. Today, a multi-disciplinary group of university researchers from the College of Pharmacy and College of Natural…   » Continue Reading

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

Nutrition and Plan II Student Named Truman Scholar, Gets $30,000 to Attend Graduate School

Marissa Duswalt, a junior nutrition and Plan II honors major at The University of Texas at Austin, has been selected as a 2009 Truman Scholar.