‘Crushing It’: 17-Year-Old Dallas Twins Launch UPwords Apparel and Accessories Brand to ‘Bring Joy’

by | Apr 12, 2022
In the midst of what the CDC calls an accelerating teen mental health crisis, Sydney and Shea Hinckley's newly launched UPwords brand features a wide array of life-affirming messages.

Their e-commerce site offers caps that say "DO GOOD," a sweatshirt that reads "you are enough," a T-shirt that urges others to "see good in all things," and many other apparel, jewelry, and home goods items that aim to uplift with positivity.
With New Funding and CEO, This Southlake Biotech is Looking to Solve Kidney Disease
by | Feb 16, 2022
Renibus Therapeutics, which focuses on treatments for acute and chronic kidney diseases, announced closing a $35 million Series A funding round. Its new CEO, Frank Stonebanks, says "Renibus has arrived at a critical inflection point in its commitment to transform the prevention and treatment of kidney diseases."
UNT Health Science Center Gets $50M to Use AI to Rectify Health Disparities
by | Oct 7, 2021
The award from the National Institutes of Health will help HSC lead the AI/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity, or AIM-AHEAD, program. The effort will bring together experts in community engagement, AI/ML, health equity research, data science training, and data infrastructure.
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Irving-Based McKesson Begins Distributing Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine
by | Dec 21, 2020
Irving-headquartered McKesson has fulfilled the U.S. government's initial orders for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine and the ancillary supply kits needed to administer them. The first order from the CDC was filled on Sunday, Dec. 20, with shipping partners delivering vaccine orders at administration sites nationwide on Monday, Dec. 21.
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‘Big Ideas in Biotech’: Federal Conference to Focus on Research, Tech Grant Programs

by | Oct 12, 2018
For researchers and early-stage biotech companies looking for federal grant funding—this could be the opportunity to find it.
Fort Worth’s MedHab Introduces Wearable Fall Detection Tech
by | Jul 17, 2018
As the number of fatal falls rises in the U.S., MedHab's newest device, MyNotifi, aims to mitigate the dangers associated with falling and become the new standard in fall detection technology.
Dallas to Host Federal BioTech Conference
by | Apr 27, 2018
Local startups and researchers can learn how to get federal research-and-tech-driven grant funding and meet federal experts in this conference hosted by the Dallas Regional Chamber. 
3 Things: Students Use Skills to Make Mosaic Bench
by | Jul 11, 2016
Dallas architecture students made their mark on a local park, the CDC is encouraging alternatives to drug therapy, and a movie theater chain has moved headquarters to North Texas.