Cowboys Legend Ed ‘Too Tall’ Jones Partners with Innovative Walking Cane Startup

by | Jul 8, 2024
The Sportcane features a patent-pending 22-degree curve to better support the body by absorbing high-loading forces at impact and restoring normal knee flexion angle. The Super Bowl XII champion defensive end said that after using it, he noticed "immediate improvements" in his pain and mobility.
UTD Researchers Link High-Fat Diets with Chronic Pain in Mice
by | Nov 21, 2022
“This study indicates you don’t need obesity to trigger pain; you don’t need diabetes; you don’t need a pathology or injury at all," says UTD researcher Dr. Michael Burton. "Eating a high-fat diet for a short period of time is enough." The finding could lead to further research on the impact of high-fat diets on chronic pain, a key component of the opioid epidemic—and potentially pharmacological solutions.
Dallas-based Biotech CerSci Acquired by ACADIA Pharmaceutical in $52.5M Deal
by | Aug 25, 2020
CerSci shareholders could net another $887 million in milestones and tiered royalties. The clinical-stage startup, which launched in 2015, is developing a new generation of non-opioid meds to treat acute and chronic pain.
Discovery: How Songbirds Could Help With Autism, 3D-Printed Microneedles Offer New, Lower Cost Option
by | Mar 16, 2018
Research at universities and laboratories across Dallas-Fort Worth is helping to improve our lives, our health, and our world. Here are some of their stories.