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UT researchers in process of creating new drug delivery methods to help treat brain diseases

UT researchers in process of creating new drug delivery methods to help treat brain diseases

Sowmya Sridhar, General News Reporter October 23, 2023

Researchers at Dell Medical School are creating new therapeutic drug delivery methods to help treat brain diseases like glioblastoma. Neurosurgery assistant professor Benjamin Umlauf said one of the...

Llamas assist in revitalizing low-nutrient soil, combat some climate change according to UT researchers

Llamas assist in revitalizing low-nutrient soil, combat some climate change according to UT researchers

Elijah Carll, General News Reporter October 22, 2023

Introducing llamas into areas of Peru affected by receding glaciers may help reverse some effects of climate change, according to a new study published by researchers from UT and Peru. Due to rising...

New drug candidate shrinks tumor growth, helps fight cancer

New drug candidate shrinks tumor growth, helps fight cancer

Emma Nguyen, General News Reporter October 22, 2023

A research team led by UT scientists recently developed a new drug candidate designed to shrink tumors in cancer growth.  In a study, published in Cancer Cell on Sept. 28, researchers looked at a section...

UT researchers to host datathon to collect data on fines, fees

UT researchers to host datathon to collect data on fines, fees

Sowmya Sridhar, General News Reporter October 19, 2023

Researchers from the Initiative for Law, Societies, and Justice will host a datathon on Saturday and Sunday to create a database on state government fines and fees, such as traffic violations, across the...

UT computer science researchers develop Chipmunk system to ensure file systems’ integrity

UT computer science researchers develop Chipmunk system to ensure file systems’ integrity

Mara Ramazanoglu, General News Reporter October 18, 2023

UT computer science researchers developed a new tool that aims to improve a computer file system’s integrity and reliability. The Chipmunk system is designed to test the file systems in computers...

Global quantum electronics company Infleqtion on Brushy St. and E 6th St. on Oct. 13, 2023. Infleqtions partnership with UT grants access for quantum technology experts to create quantum-based energy and healthcare products.

UT collabs to create new center of excellence for quantum manufacturing

Caroline McConnico, General News Reporter October 17, 2023

The Texas Institute for Electronics at the University of Texas signed a memorandum of understanding with Infleqtion, a global quantum research company, to establish a new center of excellence for quantum...

UT researchers join collaborative research project to study brain connections

UT researchers join collaborative research project to study brain connections

Sowmya Sridhar, General News Reporter October 13, 2023

A UT professor will join the Center for Mesoscale Connectomics, a collaborative, multi-institutional center to study brain connections funded through a $16 million grant from the National Institute of...

Third year PhD graduate student Jullian Perren and Dr. Kyle Miller sit in a lab in the Neural and Molecular Science Building on Oct. 6, 2023.

UT lab makes breakthrough discovery in breast cancer research

Jaelyn Rodriguez, General News Reporter October 12, 2023

A UT lab discovered the function of an enzyme that can potentially target new therapies for breast cancer.  Published on Sept. 21, the research, conducted with research teams at UT Health San Antonio...

A person walks past the Maseeh sign in the Engineering Education and Research Center on Oct. 9, 2023.

UT renames Cockrell School of Engineering department following UT alum investment

Raiyan Shaik, Senior News Reporter October 9, 2023

The newly retitled Fariborz Maseeh Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering which, according to a Sept. 28 press release, will transform the department’s curriculum and research...

AI framework advances multimodal communication between humans, robots

AI framework advances multimodal communication between humans, robots

Amirtha Jayakumaran, Senior News Reporter October 9, 2023

A team of UT researchers developed an AI framework to advance communication between robots and humans, furthering robots’ capabilities in assisting humans. MUTEX (MUltimodal Task specification for...

Hal Alper, professor of chemical engineering, surveys one of the labs that he works in on Oct. 4, 2023 in the Petroleum and Chemical Engineering building. Much of the research he has done that earned him the Acrivos Award was conducted in these labs.

UT professor wins national chemical engineering award

Maryam Ahmed, General News Reporter October 6, 2023

A UT professor received a nationally acclaimed chemical engineering award that will be presented to him in Orlando, Florida in early November. Chemical engineering professor Hal Alper won the Andreas...

CDC funds UT-UMass Amherst partnership to create disease outbreak network

CDC funds UT-UMass Amherst partnership to create disease outbreak network

Raiyan Shaik, Senior News Reporter October 5, 2023

The Center for Disease Control selected a team of researchers at UT and the University of Massachusetts Amherst to assist with creating the nation’s first outbreak response and disease modeling network.  The...

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