Topic: Biomedical engineering

Two Renowned Cardiovascular Experts Join University's Computational Institute

Aug. 23, 2011

Two internationally recognized experts in the use of computer modeling and simulation to address heart disease and other complex health problems are joining The University of Texas at Austin's faculty to help advance the university as a national leader in biomedicine.

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Two University of Texas at Austin Liberal Arts Students Receive $33,000 Larry Temple Scholarships

Oct. 1, 2009

The College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin has honored two students with a Larry Temple Scholarship.

The 2009-10 Larry Temple Scholarship winners are:

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Engineers Receive $3.2 Million in National Science Foundation CAREER Awards

Feb. 17, 2009

Eight engineering assistant professors at The University of Texas at Austin have been awarded Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation, an honor which recognizes promising young faculty and supports their research with five years of funding.

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Idle Computers Offer Hope to Solve Cancer's Mysteries Through Grid Computing Project

June 23, 2008

A biomedical engineering professor at The University of Texas at Austin is using a concept called "grid computing" to allow the average person to donate idle computer time in a global effort to fight cancer.

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Engineer Develops Detergent to Promote Peripheral Nerve Healing; 100 Patients Treated Successfully in First Year of Use

June 9, 2008

A detergent solution developed at The University of Texas at Austin that treats donor nerve grafts to circumvent an immune rejection response has been used to create acellular nerve grafts now used successfully in hospitals around the country. Research also shows early promise of the detergent solution having possible applications in spinal cord repair.

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