University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) was founded in 1883 and is located near the state capitol of Texas in Austin. The Cockrell School of Engineering, College of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Jackson School of Geosciences and College of Natural Sciences receive high marks from university rating providers. UT Austin does not have a medical teaching hospital, but it offers medical sciences courses. Nearly 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students attend UT Austin.

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Post Office Box 2, Austin, TX 78713-8926
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An AI oncologist to help cancer patients worldwide

Before performing radiation therapy, radiation oncologists first carefully review medical images of a patient to identify the gross tumor volume—the observable portion of the disease. They then design patient-specific clinical ...

May 09, 2018
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Anti-alcoholism drug shows promise in animal models

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have successfully tested in animals a drug that, they say, may one day help block the withdrawal symptoms and cravings that incessantly coax people with alcoholism to drink. ...

May 03, 2018
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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 ...

Apr 23, 2018
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Virtual reality helps explore the GPS of the mind

Zoltan Nadasdy, a neuroscientist at The University of Texas at Austin, wanted to understand how grid cells in the brain help orient us in the world. He had been studying spatial memory in the animal brain for years when ...

Feb 06, 2018
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