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Dallas Trio To Bring ‘Specialists to Patients’ With Rural Cardiac Telemedicine Pilot

by | Mar 6, 2024
With support from the American Heart Association, Access TeleCare and UT Southwestern Medical Center are spearheading a two-year initiative aimed at improving cardiac care for rural patients.
DI People: Optic Gaming, Ziosk, Dr Pepper Keurig, and More Announce Leadership Moves
by | Oct 21, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Advent International, Stellar, Stream Realty Partners, The Citizenry, Sabre Corp., SB Architects, and others.
The Last Word: UT Arlington’s Yi Hong on Landing $400K to Develop New ‘Bioactive Materials’ for Heart Research
Hong has received the Established Investigator Award from the American Heart Association, receiving $400,000 in research funding support for five years. The award is given to established investigators in rapid growth phases of their careers, whose accomplishments continue to show promise. Hong's promise centers around his research on new "bioactive materials" to mimic the natural state of a body for heart research. That's important because cardiovascular disease remains the world's No.1 killer in the world, claiming nearly 18 million lives per year, UT Arlington says.

Follow the Money: Southlake Biotech Raises $14.9M, American Airlines Invests in Innovative Engine Maker, and More

by | Aug 8, 2022
Plus: 7-Eleven acquires last-mile delivery startup; American Heart Association invests in $43M healthcare innovation fund; Fort Worth real estate investors raise $32.4M for new fund; Dallas College Lands $8.8M to boost biotech workforce; UT Southwestern researchers land funding for hypothermia therapy study; and more North Texas deals.
Dallas’ American Heart Association-Backed Fund Raises Nearly $42M to Invest in Health Tech
by | Aug 3, 2022
The American Heart Association is looking to emerging technology to help in its fight against one of the leading global causes of death—cardiovascular disease.

The Dallas-based organization, alongside global health tech giant Philips, announced re-upping their investment in VC fund Cardiation Capital.
American Heart Association’s Precision Medicine Platform and Hitachi Vantara Announce New Alliance
by | May 25, 2021
The alliance will make the platform even more accessible for fast, efficient supercomputing data analysis research.

Dallas-Based Restorative Farms Is in the Running for American Heart Association’s Foodscape Innovation Awards

by | Oct 13, 2020
Nonprofit Restorative Farms, which creates agri-systems in underserved communities, is among the three finalists for the American Heart Association's contest for leaders in the food ecosystem. Voting for the Foodscape Innovation Awards ends Oct. 15.
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DI People: Opendoor, Southwest Airlines, and Collective 54 Make Exec Moves
by | Feb 18, 2020
In this weekly roundup of executive and leadership moves by companies and organizations in North Texas, you’ll also find news from the American Heart Association, Comerica, North Texas Angel Network, Sundt Construction, and Hilltop Securities.
Discovery: UNT Raises $2.3M for Research Portal; UTD Adds Faculty to Build on Emerging Areas
by | Nov 15, 2019
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you’ll also find news on UTSW and the American Heart Association examining cardiac concerns, as well as Cook Children’s in Fort Worth receiving a grant to bolster research.
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Discovery: How AI May Aid Heart Assessments; UTA Highway Research Tapped as ‘Sweet 16’ Project
by | Aug 30, 2019
We're bringing you this week's news about important developments from universities, labs, and private industry in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
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Dallas-based American Heart Association to Grant $30K for Innovative Health Solutions

by | May 7, 2018
Candidates selected will go through a six- to eight-week program, which will include instruction on customer discovery, marketing strategies, and brand storytelling.
Discovery: How Songbirds Could Help With Autism, 3D-Printed Microneedles Offer New, Lower Cost Option
by | Mar 16, 2018
Research at universities and laboratories across Dallas-Fort Worth is helping to improve our lives, our health, and our world. Here are some of their stories.
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UTA Prof Gets $308K to Study Heart Condition in Women
by | May 23, 2016
Coronary microvascular dysfunction is a disease that affects the walls and inner linings of tiny coronary artery blood vessels that branch off from larger coronary arteries.