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Meet the Finalists: The Innovation Awards 2023, Presented by Dallas Innovates and D CEO

by | Nov 3, 2022
Now in its fourth year, the program from Dallas Innovates and D CEO honors 68 disruptors and trailblazers driving a new vision for innovation in North Texas. Finalists will be recognized in the January/February issue of D CEO magazine and online at DallasInnovates.com. Winners will be revealed at an exclusive awards event in January.
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This HSC Professor is Working To Fundamentally Change the Way Alzheimer’s Disease is Diagnosed and Treated
by | Mar 16, 2021
Contracting Alzheimer's is the No. 1 fear of people over 65, says Sid O'Bryant, who wants to give primary physicians the ability to test for Alzheimer's with a blood test. That can offer peace of mind to many and earlier help for those who need it.

His groundbreaking research, which has revealed significant differences in biomarkers for the disease, could make the treatment of Alzheimer's more like that for cancer—a multi-dimensional "precision" approach.
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Startups Are the Key to Fort Worth’s Economic Recovery, New HSC Report Shows
by | Nov 17, 2020
New research funded by HSC and released by Sparkyard shows that startups created 155,307 new jobs in Tarrant County from 2013 to 2018.
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HSC Researchers Make Stem Cell Discovery That Could Help Fight Coronavirus
by | Mar 16, 2020
A professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is collaborating with an international team to test whether stem cells can combat COVID-19 pneumonia.
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BionorthTX Names Pharma Entrepreneur, Investor, and Philanthropist as Stone Award Recipient

by | Sep 9, 2019
Among the contributions of recipient Paul Dorman, the chairman and CEO of DFB Pharmaceuticals, is paying for the first-year tuition of the entire inaugural class of M.D. students at the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine in Fort Worth.
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Discovery: Neuro Rehab VR Teams Up With Schools for Robotic Glove; UTD Explores Roots of Chronic Pain
by | Mar 29, 2019
You'll also find out about Caris Life Sciences' data that shows a novel pathway to treating Non-Hodgkins lymphoma in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
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R&D: UTA Working on UAVs to Illuminate Nighttime Emergency Scenes; UNTHSC Study Probes Pneumonia
by | Jan 18, 2019
You'll also discover how a $100,000 pledge from the Newman Foundation will benefit the TAMS program at the University of North Texas in this roundup of research and development activities in North Texas.
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DI People: Kubota Corp., SmithGroup, One Technologies Make Exec Moves
by | Dec 17, 2018
Also, you’ll find promotion and hiring announcements from Eyecare Services Partners, Softtek, Mr. Cooper, UNT Health Science Center, and Cushman & Wakefield in this roundup of people news from businesses in North Texas.
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R&D: UNTHSC Finds Hope for Sight-Stealing Eye Disease, UTA Engineers Stronger Walls with Recycled Plastic

by | Oct 12, 2018
Also, you'll learn how Galderma has boosted its R&D investment and boosted its clinical trials. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas that could make lives better.
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R&D: $1M to Ward Off ‘Malicious Insiders,’ UTA & Naval Surface Warfare Center Reach Pact
by | Oct 5, 2018
Also, you'll learn about a researcher who's studying the effects of even mild traumatic brain injuries on veterans. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas that could make lives better.
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R&D: What are Effects of Cannabis & Nicotine Together? Could Hydrogels Become Artificial Muscle?
by | Sep 14, 2018
You'll also discover how scientists at the UNT Health Science Center turned an honored discovery in 1998 into another award and a possible Glaucoma treatment.
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TechFW Names Blackburn as its New Executive Director
by | Sep 12, 2018
Blackburn takes over from longtime executive director Darlene Boudreaux, who will remain with the program as a coach for TechFW life sciences clients.
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DI People: UNTHSC Names Provost, EVP; TWU Appoints Associate VP, CIO; Chapman Honored by Les Femmes du Monde

by | Jul 23, 2018
In this roundup of DFW personnel activity, awards, and honors, you'll also find details about honors for Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Envy Gaming naming new president, COO.
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Discovery: Study Examines Blood Test for Alzheimer’s; AgriLife Probes Plant Disease Resistance
by | Jul 13, 2018
Also, you'll find research on how a UTA professor is looking to optimize the national power grid. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas aimed at making our lives better.
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Discovery: UTSW Realizes Brain Receptor Structure, UTA’s Patented New Tech Aids Disabled
by | Jul 6, 2018
Plus, you'll find research on treatments for glucocorticoid-caused glaucoma and improving nuclear waste storage. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas aimed at making our lives better.
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Business as Mutual: Leaders Talk Collaborations in Social Innovation, Blockchain & AI
In the final installment of this wide-ranging discussion on how to foster collaboration, leaders look at projects in the social sector, give more tips on connecting, and offer some forward-thinking thoughts on the future.
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