February is National Heart Month, and cardiovascular disease is still the leading cause of death of both men and women in the industrialized world, causing more than 30 percent of all deaths in the United States.
It is the most costly component of total health care spending.Read more
Meet faculty members who are hard at work to make sure life-saving drugs get from the lab to the patients who need them most.Read more
EVENT: The university's first Computational Medicine Day.
WHEN: May 13, 2014.Read more
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AUSTIN, Texas Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered that a protein produced by the influenza A virus helps it outwit one of our body's natural defense mechanisms. That makes the protein a potentially good target for antiviral drugs directed against the influenza A virus.Read more