AUSTIN – Forty-five new research teams from across the University of Texas System have been awarded $100,000 seed grants each as part of a UT System initiative to jump-start multi-disciplinary and innovative research on the human brain.
By Steven E. Franklin Biochemistry graduate student Yoori Kim is one of two students from The University of Texas at Austin selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to receive a prestigious international research fellowship.
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April 4th, 2013 -Despite minor advancements, the ability to monitor and maintain our health remains largely dependent on the intervention of the medical community. Drawbacks are already apparent in low-income communities where medical staff and resources are stretched thin. In light …