Topic: Heart disease

Developing an Inexpensive Home Test for Heart Failure

Oct. 11, 2017
Finger prick

With a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, UT Austin chemists hope to turn a design for a DIY heart failure test into a reality

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Farish Fund Supports Collaboration to Study Plaques That Cause Most Heart Attacks

Aug. 14, 2013

The William Stamps Farish Fund in Houston has donated $400,000 to a collaboration between the the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) at The University of Texas at Austin and the

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Technologies Developed in Texas Help Make the 'Engineering' of Complex Tissues and Organs Feasible

Nov. 6, 2012

In this talk, Dr. Doris A. Taylor will discuss the discovery and application of new knowledge and technologies to improve patient care and to prevent cardiovascular disease. She will share how building new cell- and organ-based solutions for severe diseases could affect millions of patients who suffer from or who are at risk for these diseases. Taylor is working to "engineer" cardiac muscle, valves and vasculature, with many of these technologies now progressing to first-in-human use trials.

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New Ability to Regrow Blood Vessels Holds Promise for Treatment of Heart Disease

Feb. 10, 2012

University of Texas at Austin researchers have demonstrated a new and more effective method for regrowing blood vessels in the heart and limbs -- a research advancement that could have major implications for how we treat heart disease, the leading cause of death in the Western world.

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Two Renowned Cardiovascular Experts Join University's Computational Institute

Aug. 23, 2011

Two internationally recognized experts in the use of computer modeling and simulation to address heart disease and other complex health problems are joining The University of Texas at Austin's faculty to help advance the university as a national leader in biomedicine.

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