Peppas Named Fellow of the American Chemical Society

npeppas_thumbnailPeppas Named Fellow of the American Chemical Society

Professor Nicholas Peppas has been elected to the 2011 class of the Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS) This is the third class of ACS Fellows, and it represents about 125 leading researchers in the chemical sciences.

Emelianov Receives NIH Grant for Image-Guided Cancer Therapy

Professor Stanislav Emelianov and his collaborators from M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston (Dr. Sokolov and Dr. Esteva) recently received a $1.7 million, five-year National Institutes of Health grant.

Professor Peppas Selected to Give 2010 BMES Plenary Lecture

Nicholas A. Peppas is the recipient of the 2010 Biomedical Engineering Society Distinguished Achievement Lecture Award.

Schmidt Elected Fellow of BMES

Professor Christine Schmidt has been elected as a Fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society’s (BMES) 2010 class.

Tunnell Receives Grants to Further Cancer Detection and Treatment

Professor James Tunnell and his laboratory recently received grants totaling over $1.1 million to further cancer research.

UT Gears Up To Host 2010 BMES Meeting

The University of Texas at Austin’s Biomedical Engineering Department will host this year’s annual Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting (BMES) and plans to help the society make the event the most memorable in its history.

Department Welcomes Newest Faculty Member, Aaron Baker

Professor Aaron Baker has recently joined The University of Texas at Austin’s Biomedical Engineering Department.

Computer-aided Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

UT researchers are developing novel computer-aided detection and diagnosis strategies (CAD) for breast cancer.

BMES Annual Meeting Distinguished Speakers Announced

The University of Texas at Austin will host the Biomedical Engineering Society’s (BMES) 2010 Annual Meeting.

Ren's Lab Featured at Texas Advanced Computing Center

The National Science Foundation’s TeraGrid recently awarded Dr. Pengyu Ren’s research lab 4.9 million CPU hours to support computational drug discovery.

Zhang's Research Enables Earlier Disease Detection

Two research articles published recently in Nanotechnology [20, 23,5201, (2009)], and Applied Physics Letters [96, 131109, (2010)], featured Professor John X.J. Zhang and his associates in the Biomedical Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Austin.

Christine Schmidt Appointed to Biomaterials Editorial Board

Professor Christine Schmidt has been appointed to the journal Acta Biomaterialia’s Editorial Board.

Promising Cancer Research Brings in $3.3 million in Grants

The Biomedical Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Austin received $3.3 million in grants from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).