Posts Tagged ‘Dr. Nicholas Peppas’

Nicholas Peppas Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences  

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Nicholas Peppas Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences  

Nicholas Peppas, professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and an expert in biomaterials and drug delivery systems, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Peppas is one of 228 new members elected this year. They include some of the world’s most … Read the rest »

Peppas Receives NIH Funding to Improve Early Detection of Autoimmune Disorders

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Peppas Receives NIH Funding to Improve Early Detection of Autoimmune Disorders

Originally published on the Department of Biomedical Engineering’s website.

Treatment of autoimmune disorders is most effective when they are diagnosed early. In Sjögren’s syndrome, an autoimmune disease that affects the exocrine system, patients suffer from dry eye and dry mouth. Diagnosis is often delayed by six to ten years even after symptoms appear. Currently, … Read the rest »

FDA Approves Hepatitis C Treatment Co-Invented by Texas ChE Ph.D. Student

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FDA Approves Hepatitis C Treatment Co-Invented by Texas ChE Ph.D. Student

Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the drug product Zepatier for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1 and 4 infections in adult patients. Texas ChE Ph.D. student Angela Wagner of Professor Nicholas Peppas’ research group was one of the team of eight researchers to co-invent and patent Zepatier.

Hepatitis … Read the rest »

Peppas Receives Courtesy Appointment in Dell Medical School

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Nicholas Peppas Receives International Award from European Society for Biomaterials

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New Institute Advances Health Care Solutions

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New Institute Advances Health Care Solutions

The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin is launching the university’s first health care engineering institute dedicated to developing technologies and treatments that will immediately improve patient quality of life.

Led by Nicholas Peppas, a professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, the College of Pharmacy, the Department … Read the rest »

Peppas to Step Down as Head of UT Austin Biomedical Engineering

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Peppas to Step Down as Head of UT Austin Biomedical Engineering

Renowned biomedical and chemical engineer Nicholas Peppas is stepping down as chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the Cockrell School of Engineering.

Peppas, who has led the department for six years, has guided BME through a period of significant expansion and progress, including hiring 10 new faculty members. Under his leadership, the … Read the rest »

Controlled Release Society Honors Peppas for Lifetime Contributions

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Controlled Release Society Honors Peppas for Lifetime Contributions

The Controlled Release Society (CRS) recognized Professor Nicholas Peppas for exceptional lifetime contributions to delivery science at their 2015 Annual Meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland.

CRS states “Nicholas A. Peppas has been an icon in the field of controlled release through his innovative research, leadership of the Controlled Release Society, and exceptional support of students. … Read the rest »

Peppas Named One of the Most Cited Researchers in World

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