Taysha Gene Therapies Replaces CEO, Appoints R&D Chief

by | Dec 19, 2022

Dallas-based Taysha Gene Therapies is starting a new chapter in its fight to tackle devastating neurological conditions with changes in its top executive leadership.

Late Friday, the publicly traded biotech announced that Sean P. Nolan, the current chair of the board of directors and an experienced biopharmaceutical industry leader, is the company’s new CEO....

UTD’s Dr. Amy Pinkham Picked to Head Global Initiative to Standardize Schizophrenia Assessment
by | Dec 9, 2022
Dr. Amy Pinkham of UTD’s School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences received an award for outstanding research on social cognition. The award puts her group at the forefront of research in the field, the professor said.

The work could be applicable for many disorders, including autism and mood and anxiety disorders.
Fort Worth’s AyuVis Is One Step Closer to Protecting Pre-Term Babies from a Leading Cause of Death
by | Mar 31, 2022
Fort Worth-based AyuVis just received its second patent in three months for its immunotherapy treatments that protect pre-term babies from a debilitating chronic lung disease that affects many pre-term infants on ventilators.

The startup's lead drug candidate—AVR-48—is scheduled for clinical trials this summer.
Signature Biologics Expands Its Irving Footprint With a New Manufacturing and R&D Headquarters
by | Aug 25, 2021
There, Signature Biologics will manufacture perinatal-derived products that improve the body's natural healing processes in wound, musculoskeletal, and pain management applications.
This year’s winners from UT Southwestern —Olutoyosi “Toy” Ogunkua, M.D., Luis Sifuentes-Dominguez, M.D, and Chika Nwachukwu, M.D., Ph.D.—bring the total number grants awarded by the Council since its founding five years ago to nine. [Images via UTSW]

Southwestern Medical Foundation/UTSW Cary Council Awards Grants to Three Early-Stage Researchers

by | Jan 11, 2021
Members raised nearly $100K in funding for the research awardees who will investigate new evidence-based pathways that can treat some of the world’s most intractable illnesses.
Japanese Mobility Supplier DENSO Opens $1.3M R&D Center in Plano
by | Sep 18, 2019
DENSO's Texas Innovation and Connected Service Center—strategically located near longtime partner Toyota North America—will become part of the company’s larger global R&D network and help advance its work in mobility and autonomous vehicles.
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Discovery: A Dozen Top Stories from 2018
by | Jan 11, 2019
Each week, we roundup the biggest research and development news across Dallas-Fort Worth. Here’s a roundup of the “Top 12” in discovery for 2018.
Innovative Spaces: Mary Kay Opens $100M R&D, Manufacturing Facility in Lewisville
by | Nov 9, 2018
Two years after breaking ground, the Richard R. Rogers Manufacturing/R&D Center — also known as 'R3' — is now open. Take a look inside the new 453,000-square-foot facility, complete with R&D labs and manufacturing tech.
From left: Farmer Brothers, Pilotworks, and La Moderna.

Innovative Spaces: The Food Industry in Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas Innovates looks behind the scenes at some of DFW's industry players with unique operations in the food and beverage landscape.