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A Change in Bacteria’s Genetic Code Holds Promise of Longer-Lasting Drugs

By altering the genetic code in bacteria, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have demonstrated a method to make therapeutic proteins more stable, an advance that would improve the drugs' effectiveness and convenience
8-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UT Austin’s McCombs School of Business Part of $50M Blockchain Innovation Program Launched by Ripple

The McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin will participate in a new university program founded by the distributed-ledger currency exchange company Ripple to support academic research, technical development and innovation in...
4-Jun-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Watch Your Step: How Vision Leads Locomotion

Using new technologies to track how vision guides foot placement, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin come one step closer in determining what is going on in the brain while we walk, paving the way for better treatment for mobility...
23-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Elizabeth Teisberg, Value-Based Health Care Expert, to Speak at UT Friday About New Options for Employers

Elizabeth Teisberg, a nationally recognized expert on value-based health care, will give a talk at UT this Friday, April 20, about ways employers can maximize the value of the dollars they spend on employee health care.
16-Apr-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Jane Mayer, Author of Bestseller “Dark Money,” to Speak at UT Friday

Jane Mayer, author of the nonfiction bestseller “Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right,” will speak at UT Austin this Friday about how untraceable corporate money is affecting American democracy.
12-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Raji Srinivasan Appointed as Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion at the McCombs School

McCombs School of Business Dean Jay Hartzell has appointed Raji Srinivasan as the school’s first associate dean for diversity and inclusion, effective July 1, 2018. The search process included multiple engagements with faculty, staff, and students...
6-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Austin's McCombs School Expands Healthcare Portfolio with Innovative Health Informatics and Health It Program

The McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin is expanding its healthcare portfolio with the addition of the Health Informatics and Health IT Certificate Program.
28-Mar-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Long-term Residents of East Austin Report Loss of Community Amid Gentrification

Those who have withstood the test of gentrification to East Austin’s historically black neighborhoods hold overall negative views of the changes they believe disrupted the area’s sense of community, according to urban policy researchers at The...
8-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Reporting on the Amazon/Whole Foods Deal? Business Expert From @UTAustin Is Available Now to Comment

16-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT


Amazon will start collecting sales tax in most states but there are loopholes — a comp. advantage worth billions. Expert available to explain

31-Mar-2017 3:55 PM EDT

Expert Perspectives Available on Trump Administration

2-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST

Computing Power Will Reduce Car Ownership, Expert Says

27-Jan-2015 11:50 AM EST

University of Texas at Austin Expert Available to Talk About Oil Prices and the Keystone Pipeline

20-Jan-2015 9:00 AM EST

Experts Available to Talk About Research Related to Breast Cancer and Health Literacy

October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Health Literacy Month. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on detecting and coping with breast cancer, as well as research that may improve health literacy...
30-Sep-2011 3:00 PM EDT

Nursing and Health Experts

University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing researchers studying memory improvement, bullying, Hispanics and diabetes and obesity in children.
29-Apr-2011 1:00 PM EDT

Experts Available To Share Insight on FDA Move to Require Graphic Images on Cigarette Packs and Other Health Communication Topics

Advertising and health communication experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss strategies for effective public health campaigns, communicating risk, communicating with low health-literate audiences and communicating...
15-Nov-2010 3:00 PM EST

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