Topic: National Institutes of Health

$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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Professor Awarded $3 Million NIH Grant to Study Language Impairments in Developing Brain

Oct. 6, 2014

A professor at The University of Texas at Austin has received a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the neural basis of language development in order to better identify and treat children with learning impairments.

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Nursing Researchers Receive $2.2 Million NIH Grant for Multiple Sclerosis Cognitive Rehabilitation Study

Dec. 3, 2013

Alexa Stuifbergen, dean of The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, and Heather Becker, a research scientist at the school, have received a $2.2 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to continue their study on improving the quality of life for people coping with multiple sclerosis (MS), particularly those with cognitive impairments.

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Heart Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Model Heart Valve, Improve Surgical Outcomes

Sept. 23, 2013

The National Institutes of Health is turning to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin to develop computer simulations to improve surgical repair of the heart's mitral valve, one of the aging heart's key points of failure.

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Health Behavior and Health Education Professors Receive Grant for Tobacco Use and Marketing Research

Sept. 19, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas  Two University of Texas at Austin College of Education professors are among several scholars nationwide to receive funding from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study trends in young people's tobacco use and the extent to which targeted marketing is contributing to an increase in use.

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