Topic: College of Pharmacy

$2.1 Million Grant Targets Antibiotic Resistance

March 31, 2015

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Dr. Walter Fast, associate professor of medicinal chemistry at The University of Texas at Austin's College of Pharmacy, a four-year $2.1 million grant to develop small-molecules that counter antibiotic resistance in Gram-negative bacteria. If successful, the research could lead to new drugs for treating bacterial infections that are resistant to most antibiotics.

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Five from UT Austin Elected Fellows of National Science Organization

Nov. 25, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas A neuroscientist, a chemical engineer, a mechanical engineer, a molecular biologist and a pharmaceutical researcher who are faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Inventors of the Year Transforming Medical Field

Nov. 13, 2014
Inventors of the Year Transforming Medical Field

[Video] One created tamper-proof technology for drug tablets, the other is developing a more targeted way to kill cancer cells. Learn about James McGinity and George Georgiou.

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Inhaled Ebola Vaccine May Offer Long-Term Protection from Virus

Nov. 3, 2014

A potentially breathable, respiratory vaccine in development has been shown to provide long-term protection for non-human primates against the deadly Ebola virus, as reported this week in the online edition of the journal Molecular Pharmaceutics.

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Parkinson Gene Link May Aid Battle Against Disease

Oct. 20, 2014

A research lab at The University of Texas at Austin has identified the function of a gene believed to play a critical role in parkinsonian disorders.

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