- Wednesday, 15 February 2017 14:56
“The most surprising part of our work is that the living brain tissue, the biological system, really doesn’t mind having an artificial device around for months.”
- Wednesday, 01 February 2017 10:56
Sandra Zhi, a BME senior graduating in 2017, was a finalist for this year’s First-Year Interest Group (FIG) Facilitator Award.
- Wednesday, 11 January 2017 12:05
Driven by a desire to help cure diseases like the ones he had seen up close, Knowlan established the Carl Hagen Knowlan Endowed Excellence Fund in the BME Department.
- Friday, 16 December 2016 09:54
Alum Jennifer L. West has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. West is the the Fitzpatrick Family University Professor of Engineering and associate dean for Ph.D. Education in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University.
- Tuesday, 13 December 2016 14:24
The Cockrell School of Engineering has recognized undergraduate student Franz Belz with a 2017 Student Leadership Award.
- Wednesday, 14 December 2016 09:36
Design and test new polymers with clinical uses in mind, urge Nicholas A. Peppas and Ali Khademhosseini in a commentary published by scientific journal Nature.
- Friday, 09 December 2016 13:35
A research team led by scientists at The University of Texas Austin has engineered an enzyme that safely treats prostate and breast cancer in animals and also lengthens the lifespan of models that develop chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The new treatment and results from preclinical trials are described in a paper published in the Nov. 21 issue of Nature Medicine.
- Monday, 05 December 2016 17:23
Professor Andrew Dunn has developed technology that allows us to see things we haven't seen before in the human brain.
- Monday, 28 November 2016 10:25
In the near future, hemophiliacs could be able to treat their disease by simply swallowing a capsule.
- Monday, 21 November 2016 14:40
A team of engineers and scientists at The University of Texas at Austin is reporting new findings on how the influenza vaccine produces antibodies that protect against disease, research that suggests that the conventional flu vaccine can be improved. The findings were reported in the journal Nature Medicine on Nov. 7.
- Friday, 11 November 2016 17:02
In a new paper in Biomacromolecules, researchers from Nicholas Peppas’ Laboratory of Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, and Bionanotechnology describe unexpected results in the field of protein imprinting.
- Friday, 11 November 2016 09:42
Undergraduate student Carlton Rice won first place for his poster presentation in Biomedical Engineering at the 2016 MIT Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Undergraduate Research Technology Conference.
- Tuesday, 08 November 2016 14:57
Graduate student Woojung Shin has received the IFER Graduate Student Fellowship in Alternatives in Scientific Research to research how microengineered human gut models inhabited by living gut bacteria can be used to replace animal colitis models.
- Monday, 07 November 2016 10:21
UT Austin has embarked on a two-year clinical study to test advanced imaging methods that could provide patients and physicians with new, valuable information on how to treat breast cancer in patients.
- Thursday, 03 November 2016 15:45
Professors Nicholas Peppas and Eric Anslyn have received a $1.3 million NIH grant to investigate using nanotechnology to noninvasively diagnose Sjögren’s syndrome.