Topic: James Tunnell

New Device Improves Skin Cancer Detection

Aug. 5, 2014

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AUSTIN, Texas  Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have designed an optical device that may reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies by offering a fast, comprehensive, noninvasive and lower-cost solution to detect melanoma and other skin cancer lesions.

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For 100 years, the Graduate School has built the university's reputation for research and teaching

Nov. 8, 2010

As an undergraduate engineering student at the University of Connecticut, Sheldon Bish participated in the National Science Foundation's Research Experience for Undergraduates at The University of Texas at Austin.

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University of Texas at Austin Licenses Technology for Skin Cancer Detection

Feb. 2, 2009

The University of Texas at Austin has licensed technology for a probe that would quickly scan skin to detect skin cancer to DermDx Inc., a company based in Fresno, Calif.

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University of Texas at Austin Licenses Technology for Nanoparticle Detection to Houston Company

Sept. 29, 2008

Technology that can determine the concentration of nanomaterials in living tissue has been licensed by The University of Texas at Austin to Houston-based nanoTox Inc.

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The University of Texas at Austin to Dedicate Premier $55 Million Biomedical Engineering Building

Aug. 25, 2008

Event: The University of Texas at Austin students, faculty, staff and friends will attend a dedication of the new $55 million Biomedical Engineering Building, including William Powers Jr., president of The University of Texas at Austin, and several deans, including Ben Streetman, dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering. Biomedical engineering faculty will be available before the dedication ceremony to discuss their ongoing and groundbreaking research.

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