- Monday, 27 March 2017 09:08
How disease progresses at the cellular level is important for researchers to understand in order to develop improved drug delivery methods and treatments. Professor Jeanne Stachowiak’s lab is interested in what drives membrane traffic, the essential cellular process by which molecular cargo is transported.
- Thursday, 23 March 2017 10:16
- Monday, 20 March 2017 14:59
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced its Graduate Fellowship recipients for 2017. Several current students and recent alumni of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have received fellowships that will allow them to pursue graduate studies in the biomedical field.
With help from Texas 4000, BME Researchers Focus on Improved Prostate and Colorectal Cancer Treatments
- Thursday, 09 March 2017 10:20
Hyun Jung Kim and Tim Yeh have each received $25,000 in seed grants to fund cancer-related research from Texas 4000.
- Friday, 17 February 2017 15:05
The John Hopkins Center for Nanomedicine honored Professor Nicholas A. Peppas with their inaugural Pioneer of Nanomedicine Award on February 17, 2017.
- 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.