Science Market Update

New $1M Drug Development Lab Opening At UT Austin

Posted by BCI Staff on Mon, Oct 22, 2012

Breaking news, the University of Texas, Austin is bridging the gap between research and commercialization with its new $1 million dollar drug development lab called UT Advance. The lab is aimed at helping the researcher move their projects farther down the drug pipeline. The University has an,  “outstanding preclinical research programs in drug development and targeted drug delivery," said M. Lynn Crismon, dean of the College of Pharmacy. "This facility will help our researchers … more efficiently and effectively to get their discoveries into human trials."
(Courtesy of College of Pharmacy web page)
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UT Austin Receives $3.3 Million for Alcoholism and Addiction Research

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Thu, Jun 14, 2012

Science researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have received a $3.3 million, five-year grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to work on a medication to treat alcoholism and drug addiction, according to a UT Austin news article. The donating institute is a part of the National Institutes of Health.

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UT Austin Medical School Creation Made Possible With $30 Million Pledge

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Mon, May 21, 2012

The University of Texas Board of Regents voted to give $30 million annually for eight years and $25 million annually thereafter to create a medical school in Austin. The university says its aim in creating the school is to participate more actively in medical research and draw in innovative faculty members and students.  The pledge is also aiming to bring more doctors, jobs, and improved healthcare to the city of Austin.

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