Health and Wellness

University of Texas at Austin faculty receive Sloan Research Fellowships

May 18, 2005

Four University of Texas at Austin faculty members have received Sloan Research Fellowships for 2005.

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Exercise and sports nutrition researcher given lifetime achievement award

May 12, 2005

Exercise physiology and sports nutrition expert Dr. John Ivy has been honored with the 2005 Citation Award by the American College of Sports Medicine. The award is given to individuals who have made significant contributions to sports medicine and the exercise sciences through their research, teaching and professional service.

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Lizard diversity was determined long ago, according to Texas, Oklahoma researchers

May 3, 2005

The diversity of present-day lizards might have been determined 200 million years ago when two groups of lizards diverged and not come more recently as the result of environment and competition, according to researchers from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Oklahoma.

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Engineer receives $2.1 million to improve oral delivery device for treating diabetes, other diseases responding to protein drugs

May 3, 2005

Dr. Nicholas A. Peppas at The University of Texas at Austin has received a four-year, $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to analyze a polymer-based approach for providing insulin to the body that may eventually end the need to treat diabetes with daily injections.

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Hogg Foundation for Mental Health awards $4.6 million through special initiative

April 21, 2005

The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health has announced it is awarding $4.6 million in grants to 50 agencies across Texas as part of a special initiative to help mental health service providers meet growing community needs amid increasingly limited resources.

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