Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas

A ‘Moonshot’ for Strengthening the Brain: Founder Sandi Chapman on UTD’s Center for BrainHealth at 25

by | Feb 15, 2024
Now a quarter-century old, the Dallas-based cognitive neuroscience facility has grown from a "ragtag team" to a globally significant research institute dedicated uniquely to building better brain function. Here’s how it happened under chief director Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD.
UTD Center for BrainHealth Receives Record-Breaking Donation from Sammons Enterprises
by | Apr 7, 2022
Center chief Sandra Chapman says the gift will help researchers develop strategies and technologies "to make sure our best brain years are ahead of us."
Dallas Innovators: Bonnie Pitman Does Something New Every Day
by | Oct 10, 2018
She's an art historian, scholar, and director at the Center for BrainHealth. But, perhaps her most innovative work is the creation of Do Something New—a daily practice that makes even the most ordinary of days, extraordinary.
R&D: What are Effects of Cannabis & Nicotine Together? Could Hydrogels Become Artificial Muscle?
by | Sep 14, 2018
You'll also discover how scientists at the UNT Health Science Center turned an honored discovery in 1998 into another award and a possible Glaucoma treatment.
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Concussions: Retired NFLers, Head Injury Patients May Benefit from New Brain Health Initiatives

by | Jun 5, 2018
A Syracuse, New York-based biosciences company bringing its innovative brain assessments to North Texas is just one example of the latest brain health initiatives in the area especially focused on the lasting consequences of concussions.
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Discovery: Scientist Creating 3D Motion Microscope to Examine Heart, New Surface Redirects Water Faster Than Living Organisms
by | Apr 6, 2018
Let's take a closer look at some of the research taking place at laboratories and universities across North Texas. Here are some of the stories of how they better our world.
A Look At Dallas’ Rise As a Neurostimulation Hub
by | Jan 22, 2018
DFW hasn't historically been a medical device or life sciences hub, but in the last 10 years the tide has turned. It has emerged as a center for innovation in bioelectronics devices, sprouting a significant number of companies and research centers specializing in neurostimulation.