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).

New Technique from Professor Schmidt's Laboratory May be Useful to Improve Repair of Damaged Nerves in the Future

In a just published research paper in Advanced Functional Materials [19, 3543-3551 (2009)], investigators at the University of Texas at Austin disclose  a new technique that can improve the way researchers approach repairing damaged nerves in the clinic.

Professor Roy Reports an Injectable Polymer-based Immune Priming Center to Improve Vaccine Efficacy

Vaccines against various cancers, emerging infectious diseases and drug-resistance infections need new and transformative strategies to increase protective immunity many folds over currently available vaccine concepts.

Classic Paper from Peppas' Research Most Highly Cited Paper in History of the "Journal of Controlled Release"

The Journal of Controlled Release was published in 1984 by Elsevier.