Senate starts new term
Joseph Eichberg, a professor in the department
of biology and biochemistry, will finally assume responsibilities as faculty
senate president during the senate's Wednesday meeting.
factor' research may help fix nerve cells
New research from UH scientists may lead
to techniques for jump-starting the faulty "wiring" in damaged nerve cells,
and suggests possible avenues for treating spinal cord injuries, Parkinson's
disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
aids in enviroment safety
A UH researcher is working with the oil
industry and the Environmental Protection Agency to ensure that synthetic-based
fluids used to lubricate oil-drilling equipment are environmentally safe.