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TAMEST Honors UT Southwestern Researcher for Work on Parasitic Disease

by | Jan 20, 2023

An associate professor of pharmacology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas will receive the 2023 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Biological Sciences from The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST) for increasing the understanding of schistosomiasis, a disease caused by parasitic worms that infect hundreds of millions of the world’s poorest people, including children....

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UTSW Scientist: ‘We Need More Women Thinking Creatively in the Lab and Pushing Science Forward’
by | Oct 8, 2020
This year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry, awarded to two female scientists for the development of CRISPR as a gene-editing tool, is a revolution, according to a pair of UTSW scientists. UTSW's Eric Olson and Rhonda Bassel-Duby use the technology in their work to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Olson also is the co-founder of biotech Exonics Therapeutics, which exited last year in a deal roughly valued at $1B.
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Facility Planning Expert: Disinfectant Tech Is Going Mainstream to Limit Spread of Infectious Disease
Advanced technologies—used for decades in healthcare facilities and labs—could become ubiquitous in office, restaurant, and retail spaces, as well as public spaces like sports arenas. Businesses can consider multi-layered solutions—such as combining masks and social distancing with modern tech—to create safer and more resilient workplaces, says Broaddus exec Scot Sanders.
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Discovery: UTA Investigates Coral Reef Disease; SMU Team Tests New Chemo Approach
by | Jun 14, 2019
You’ll also find out about a McKinney-based scientist who’s been invited to join the Scientific Advisory Council by the Evidence-Based Toxicology Collaborative in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
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North Texas Genome Center Seen as Boon for Health Care, DFW Economy

by | Mar 2, 2018
The new center, on the campus of UT Arlington, will be available to academic and corporate researchers. Official said it could help elevate the region as a leader in precision medicine.
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