Posts Tagged ‘Southern Methodist University’

The Creatives: Rise of the Makers

Posted by Jessica Elliott

In a time when Dallas-Fort Worth is an innovation hotspot luring mega companies, there are the entrepreneurial creators — the filmmakers, the designers, the musicians, the dancers, the artists, the architects — who are energizing the city in every realm.

Ones to Watch

Posted by Jeff Bounds

Research and development play a starring role in the innovation landscape. Here are five folks hard at work helping to take Dallas-Fort Worth—and beyond—into the future.

Thomas Bamonte
Senior program manager, automated vehicles, North Central Texas Council of Governments’ transportation

High-Minded Discoveries

Posted by Jeff Bounds

When an old high school football injury started nagging, Ted Price created an ointment to rub on his aching Achilles tendon.

Using natural ingredients found in wintergreen plants and grape leaves, the concoction eased his chronic pain in a new …

Discovery: Fighting Prostate Cancer, Red Snapper in Gulf & Local Company Snags Orphan Drug Designation

Posted by Lance Murray


Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchResearchers at the University of North Texas Health Science Center are using nanotechnology to target prostate cancer cells that have spread to the bone.

In the past, that’s been a challenging development …

Paranoid Fan Growing Global Presence With Madrid Office

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Finding beer, T-shirt shops, and tailgate hotspots can be a challenge at a massive concert or sporting event. And once you do find it, the lines could be too long or the party has moved on.

Paranoid Fan

Image courtesy of Paranoid

Magazine Names BioLum Sciences Among Nation’s ‘Most Innovative’ Startups

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based BioLum Sciences has been honored as one of 14 companies named the most-innovative startups of 2017 by PM360 magazine.

The publication is a leading magazine for marketing decision makers in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries.

The company …

SMU Guildhall to Launch Gaming Tech to Fight Disease

Posted by Lance Murray

SMU Guildhall will celebrate the alpha launch of a new technology that will help fight diseases such as cancer and macular degeneration in an event Thursday. 

Called HEWMEN, the technology designed by SMU Guildhall faculty members uses online actions in …

Boost to Education: Hunt, TI Foundations & Texas Workforce Commission Donate Funds to Local Schools

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter


The Nancy Ann Hunt Foundation has given Southern Methodist University a $15 million gift to continue support of the prestigious Hunt Leadership Scholars Program.

The donation will be split, with $10 million dedicated …

Discovery: Improving Social Deficits in Autism, SMU Prof Named ‘Budding Genius’ & Watershed Mapping

Posted by Lance Murray


Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchIs it feasible to treat autistic children through neuromodulation?

Researchers from the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute at UT Southwestern Medical Center are looking into it after a new study showed …

SMU, UTA Profs Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Posted by Lance Murray

Two North Texas university professors have been named as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, the highest professional honor given to academic inventors.


Bruce Gnade of Southern Methodist University. [Photo courtesy of SMU]

Bruce Gnade, executive director of …