Public-Private Consortium Will Fund 3 Gene Therapy Clinical Trials at UT Southwestern

by | Jun 22, 2023
"There are over 10,000 rare diseases that affect millions of people worldwide, and most of them are genetic," notes UT Southwestern's Steven Gray (above, with Susan Iannaccone, M.D.). Testing on a total of eight genetic diseases has been approved for funding by the Bespoke Gene Therapy Consortium and other organizations.
Dallas Business Leader Jack Knox Gives SMU $11M
by | Mar 3, 2023
Knox has several decades of noted leadership experience in amusement parks, the restaurant industry, and oil & gas, having served as the general partner, CEO, or chairman of multiple companies. The prominent alumnus and longtime SMU supporter said he hopes his support of the university’s campaign, SMU Ignited: Boldly Shaping Tomorrow, will encourage others to participate.
Toyota’s Way Forward Fund Aims to Boost Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injuries
by | Feb 28, 2023
Grants totaling $8.5 million will be made available in the initiative's first year, focused on helping children with traumatic brain injuries. "With the guidance of our expert advisors, we want to help strengthen and expand access to support systems for children with traumatic brain injuries as well as their families," said Tellis Bethel (above), chief social innovation officer for Toyota Motor North America.

Calling All Innovators: Pediatric Hospitals Seek Solutions for Healthcare Pain Points Through KidsX Accelerator

by | Sep 17, 2020
Over 30 pediatric hospitals including Dallas' Children's Health have come together through an accelerator program called KidsX. Startups are invited to apply to help these hospitals solve pain points through Oct. 7.
Dallas-based Istation Partners With Tackle Tomorrow To Address Students’ Learning Regression Due to ‘COVID-19 Slide’
by | Jun 30, 2020
The ongoing pandemic is expected to widen the ‘summer slide’ of children’s learning loss over summer break, but Istation hopes to decrease COVID-19’s impact on students' education through a new online reading series.
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New Academy in Plano Offers Therapy for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
by | Sep 6, 2019
The academy aims to teach children key life skills through individualized instruction, all while giving their parents access to more support and resources.
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Scottish Rite for Children Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center has Lean, Patient-Oriented Design

by | Apr 1, 2019
Scottish Rite Hospital recently opened its second location, a gleaming new facility in Frisco that serves patients in the northern portion of Dallas-Fort Worth and is the home of the hospital’s sports medicine clinic.
Thought Leaders: Children’s Medical Center Foundation
by | Jan 31, 2019
Q+A | Thoughts on innovation and leadership from the region's top disruptive companies and organizations.
Rank One Sport and Children’s Health Andrews Institute Collab on New App for Student-Athletes
by | Sep 18, 2018
Rank One Health aims to help physicians and athletic trainers manage sports-related injuries of athletes in grades K-12.
R&D: UTA Scientist Seeks Best Rock to Block Nuclear Waste; Grant Enables PTSD Research
by | Sep 7, 2018
Also, you'll learn about advances to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy and migraines. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas that could make lives better.
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Tyler Technologies Software Will Help Orphans Around the World

by | Jul 17, 2018
The Plano tech company developed the software for use by Both Ends Believing, a nonprofit dedicated to helping orphans in many developing nations.
Dallas Library Seeks Proposals for Kid-Friendly Pathway
by | Apr 24, 2018
The educational pathway will lead kids from the sidewalk, across the library’s plaza, and through its front doors. Design proposals are due by May 25.
KidZania to Open “Mini-City” Theme Park at Stonebriar
by | Mar 22, 2017
The Mexico-based company's philosophy is to teach children through mimicking adult activities such as work and earning a paycheck.
3-D Heart Imaging Helps Diagnose, Treat Children
by | Mar 6, 2017
The technology gives families a better understanding of their child’s condition and assists physicians in planning treatment.