The Immune System, Stress and Depression Study is being conducted by Dr. Marisa Toups and Research Associate Alyssa Marron in the Department of Psychiatry at Dell Medical School. They are studying the link between depression and the observed increase of the proteins cytokines and C-Reactive Proteins (CRP), which are used by the immune system.
Between stolen tracks, convoluted mechanisms for collaboration and lesser known artists getting robbed of credit, the music industry faces barriers to efficiently and fairly produce music. One UT-led start-up called Producer.ly wants to change that.
Computer science researcher Keshav Pingali, alongside others at Yale University and Texas State University, was the recipient of a $5 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. DARPA was established by the Department of Defense in 1957 with the aim of promoting academic and private development of emerging technologies for the United States military.
In a recent study, UT psychology researchers teamed up with the UT3D program to develop an immersive, 3D video exposure-based therapy for arachnophobia, or the fear of spiders. Then, they recruited people to undergo the study and face their fear.