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Discovery: UTD Scientists Focus on How Eyes Heal, UNT Prof Researches ‘Energy Molecules’

by | Jan 10, 2020
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you'll also find out about a major honor given to an electrical engineering professor at the University of Texas at Arlington.
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UNTHSC Scientist Shoots for the Stars with Device to Study Eye Damage in Astronauts
by | Jun 21, 2019
A $321,000 grant is helping Dr. Tasmeen Sharma use her patent-pending device to study a condition affecting astronauts returning from outer space. Her startup could help the rest of us, too.
Discovery: Work on Crystals Pays off for UTD Grad Student; UTSW Targets Rare Genetic Diseases in Children
by | May 10, 2019
You’ll also find out why the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology has honored a professor at the UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
The Eyes Have it: Researcher to Use Frogs in Vision Study
by | Aug 1, 2017
A $714,992 National Science Foundation Division of Environmental Biology grant supports the study that will use frogs to help take a leap forward in understanding how organisms can adapt to varying environments.
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Orbis Flying Hospital Takes Eye Care to the World

by | Jul 11, 2016
The MD-10 is the world’s first certified hospital aircraft developed by Orbis, a nonprofit that fights blindness around the world.
Essilor Researchers are Looking Out for Our Eyes
by | Feb 19, 2016
If you’re reading this through a pair of glasses, there’s a better-than-zero chance your lenses were manufactured by Essilor. But there’s an equally good chance you’ve never heard of Essilor, much less noticed the French company’s U.S. headquarters along Interstate 35.
Alcon Experience Center Helps Eye-Care Company Share Its Vision
by | Jan 26, 2016
In December, the Alcon Experience Center, a 36,000-square-foot, $7 million facility, opened in south Fort Worth.