Hundreds of children will be going on a safari beginning this summer. But this isn’t any ordinary safari.
Bacteriophages, also known as phages, are viruses that attack and often kill bacteria.
A toothbrush and a string of mint-flavored dental floss are essential to 6-year-old Natalie Hoffmann’s bedtime routine.
Two companies that spun out from the Health Science Center will receive grants from the $200 million Texas Emerging Technology Fund, Gov. Rick Perry announced May 31 in Austin. CardioSpectra Inc., which represents a collaboration of the Health Science Center and UT Austin, and Xilas Medical Inc. were among four companies awarded grants from the Fund in this round.
The mycoplasmas are the smallest of all bacteria, almost inscrutable in their ways of operating.
Richard A. Garcia Jr., assistant vice president for South Texas programs at the Health Science Center, spent three decades expanding health opportunities for his beloved South Texas Border Region.