Topic: National Cancer Institute

Biomedical Engineering Professor Receives Nearly $1 Million for Cancer Research

May 5, 2011

Dr. John Zhang, assistant professor of biomedical engineering in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has received nearly $1 million from the National Institute of Health's (NIH) National Cancer Institute for his research on early detection of cancer.

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Cancer research funded for $11.6 million

Nov. 9, 2009
Cancer research funded for $11.6 million

The Department of Biomedical Engineering is among a consortium of leading research entities selected to receive up to $11.6 million from the National Cancer Institute to establish a center to conduct innovative cancer research. The new center will be called the Center for Transport Oncophysics.

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Biomedical Engineers Get $11.6 Million from National Cancer Institute to Offer Non-traditional Cancer Research Approaches

Oct. 27, 2009

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Biomedical Engineering is among a consortium of leading research entities from across the United States selected to receive up to $11.6 million from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to establish a center to conduct innovative cancer research.

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New Probe to Detect Skin Cancer Receives More Funding for Clinical Trials

Aug. 18, 2008

Assistant Professor James Tunnell has been awarded a Phase II Early Career Award from the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation to continue the development and testing of a device that uses light to detect skin cancer without the need for an invasive biopsy procedure.

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Engineer Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Nanoparticle Cancer Research

June 30, 2008

A biomedical engineering assistant professor at The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute grant to conduct nanoparticle cancer research.

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