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Hydrocephalus is a nightmarish medical condition. Accumulating fluid in the skull ratchets up pressure on the brain and can cause lifelong mental disabilities. Current treatment requires physicians to cut through the skull and implant pressure-relieving shunts.
Researchers are gaining momentum with adoptive cell therapy (ACT), a type of immunotherapy that uses the patients’ native or genetically modified immune cells to attack diseases such as cancer and chronic infection.
The UH department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted the Capstone Design and Graduate Research Conference on May 1 at the UH Hilton. The day-long event included technical sessions in which graduate and undergraduate student research and projects were presented.
The scholarship committee for the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston is pleased to announce the TcSUH scholarship recipients for the 2015-2016 academic year, each of whom will receive a $2,500 award. The qualifications and achievements of the nominated students were exceptional, and final deciions were difficult. We are fortunate to have such a talented group of students who conduct research in TcSUH's multidisciplinary groups.
For the first time in history, scientists are confident that exploration beyond Earth could realistically yield space tourism, Moon colonies, Mars missions and settlements, and extraterrestrial life, adding to the inevitable technological outgrowths that improve everyday life on Earth.
Ramanan Krishnamoorti, acting vice president/vice chancellor for research and technology transfer at the University of Houston, has been asked to testify before Congress about an innovative workforce training program developed for the energy industry.
Krishnamoorti, who also is chief energy officer at UH, Thursday will address the Energy and Power subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.