- 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.
- Thursday, 27 October 2016 13:30
Professor Michael Sacks has been named a Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA), a prestigious fellowship through the American Heart Association that recognizes “scientific and professional accomplishments and volunteer leadership and service.”
- Tuesday, 04 October 2016 12:56
Researchers have developed a new method that delivers chemotherapy directly and efficiently to individual cells.
- Thursday, 29 September 2016 15:11
Ethan Kwan, a biomedical engineering senior, has received the $1,000 Kuhn Family IE Award for Fall 2016.
- Wednesday, 28 September 2016 13:22
Professor and world-renowned expert in biomaterials and drug delivery systems, has been awarded BMES' prestigious Robert A. Pritzker Distinguished Lecture Award for 2016.
- Tuesday, 13 September 2016 14:54
Two startups with connections to the Department of Biomedical Engineering have graduated from The University of Texas at Austin’s startup incubator, Austin Technology Incubator (ATI).
With Kenneth Rainin Foundation Innovator Award, Kim Takes Bioinspired Approach to Personalized Crohn’s Disease Treatment
- Wednesday, 24 August 2016 11:39
Professor Hyun Jung Kim will use a gut-on-a-chip system to determine if fecal microbiota transplantation is an effective treatment for Crohn's disease.