Computational Health & Medicine
Big data, artificial intelligence, and computational science are transforming health and medicine, changing the way diseases are understood, diagnosed and treated. Texas Computing faculty partner with life sciences researchers to develop new tools and techniques to improve health outcomes for patients and communities.
Neuroscientist Receives Grant to Advance Understanding of Brain Structure
Dr. Kristen Harris receives a $9 million National Science Foundation award to explore the brain in microscopic detail.
Changing the Future of Gene-Editing
Computer scientists develop the Chip Hybridized Affinity Mapping Platform (CHAMP), a genome sequencing chip.
Smartphones Enable Study to Combat Pregnancy Complications
To combat pregnancy complications and maternal mortality, the NSF awards UT Austin a $1.2 million Smart and Connected Health grant to support research using smartphones to monitor 1,000 pregnant women in the Austin area
The long-term goal of the CCO is to build a testable, mathematical theory of cancer. Cancer biologists could use such a theory to discover new biology, while oncologists could select the most promising treatment for an individual patient in a systematic fashion.