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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

Neurobiologist Jon Pierce-Shimomura will research nervous system degeneration, which occurs through natural aging and diseases like Alzheimer's.
Top Faculty Recruited to the College With $2 Million Cancer Research Grants

Top Faculty Recruited to the College With $2 Million Cancer Research Grants

Three natural sciences professors will use substantial start-up funds to pay graduate students and get their labs up and running.

Mike Downer Named to Prestigious Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Mike Downer Named to Prestigious Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Physicist is one of seven faculty members recognized for sustained and significant contributions to education, particularly at the undergraduate level.

University of Texas at Austin Researchers Awarded $4.7 Million for Cancer Research

Grants from Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) will be used to further understand cancer biology and develop new cancer treatments.

Office Hours: Tanya Paull

We sat down with Tanya Paull to learn more about her research and its relation to tumor development.

New Susceptibility Gene for Skin Cancer Discovered By University of Texas at Austin Researchers

Discovery of gene that plays a role in susceptibility to nonmelanoma skin cancer could lead to novel strategies for prevention.

Researchers to Further Cancer Research with $3.3 Million in Grants

College researchers have received $3.3 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to train a new generation of cancer researchers and study processes related to cancer cell growth and death.

Professor Receives Grant to Develop More Rapid Technology For Screening Blood Samples

Professor Receives Grant to Develop More Rapid Technology For Screening Blood Samples

Dr. Jennifer Brodbelt has received a $734,068 grant from the NIH to develop a new method for rapidly screening blood samples for biomarkers.

Chemists Receive NIH Grant for Cancer Research

AUSTIN, Texas--Chemistry researchers at two Central Texas universities have received a four-year, $1,113,615 grant from the National Institutes of Health to evaluate a new technique that could rapidly predict the anti-cancer activity of new compounds. Lynn Guziec, assistant professor of chemistry at Southwestern University, will collaborate on the...

Calorie Restricted Diet Prevents Pancreatic Inflammation and Cancer

Prevention of weight gain with a restricted calorie diet sharply reduced the development of pancreatic lesions that lead to cancer in preclinical research reported today by researchers from The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting. The ...