A research team led by Texas ChE Professor George Georgiou has engineered an enzyme that safely treats prostate and breast cancer in animals and also lengthens the lifespan of models that develop chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The new treatment and results from preclinical trials are described in a paper published in the Nov. 21 issue of … Read the rest »
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Enzyme Safely Starves Cancer Cells in Preclinical Study
Alumna Van Truskett Wins Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award
The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas (TAMEST) has named alumna Van Truskett (B.S. ‘96) as a 2016 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award recipient.
The Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards recognize rising Texas researchers who are addressing the essential role that science and technology play in society, and whose work meets … Read the rest »
Maynard Group’s Preclinical Findings Bring Whooping Cough Treatment Closer to Human Trials
Texas ChE researchers recently published preclinical test results showing the use of antibodies in mice and baboons was successful in providing short-term immunity and an accelerated recovery from pertussis, also known as whooping cough. The findings, which were published in a paper on Dec. 2 in Science Translational Medicine, will help advance the treatment … Read the rest »
Graduate Student Receives Electrochemical Society Summer Fellowship
Graduate student Alex Pak has been selected to receive a 2015 Herbert H. Uhlig Summer Fellowship from the Electrochemical Society (ECS). This year, the prestigious annual fellowship was awarded to five recipients from around the world.
Pak is a member of the Computational Nanoengineering Lab under the supervision of Professor Gyeong S. Hwang. … Read the rest »