Posts Tagged ‘University of North Texas Health Science Center’

Discovery: Pipe Longevity, Reversing Heart Damage & Traumatic Brain Injuries

Posted by Lance Murray

A pipeline researcher at the University of Texas at Arlington has received a $400,000 grant from six state transportation departments and a national cooperative to create design methodologies for extending the life of storm-water pipes. 

Researchers are looking at whether

Research+Development:
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

Breakthroughs:
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

NANOPARTICLE TREATMENT SHOWS PROMISE IN PROSTATE CANCER FIGHT

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 …

Discovery: Opioid Crisis, Autism Research & Exxon Biodiesel Tech

Posted by Lance Murray

STUDY: OPIOID DEATHS DROPPED AFTER MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION

Melvin D. Livingston and Tracey E. Barnett of the University of North Texas Health Science Center [Photo: UNTHSC]

The opioid crisis is one of the biggest health issues in the U.S. as officials

Future of Health Care: Life Science Leaders Outline What Lies Ahead for Industry at iC3 Summit

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Finding the next big medical innovation can be a daunting, Herculean journey fraught with years of pitfalls and patience before finally reaching the market.

Compared to a tech startup, which requires a computer, coding, an internet connection, and a lot …

Discovery: Battling Glaucoma, Zinc Thwarts Cancer & UTD Student Honored

Posted by Lance Murray

RESEARCHERS EYE WAY TO CURB GLAUCOMA DAMAGE

Sometimes patience pays off in medical research.

That’s especially true for researchers at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth and the University of Iowa who have teamed up …

DFW Alzheimer’s Researchers Examine Ethnicity, Financial Calculations

Posted by Lance Murray

Alzheimer’s disease is a vital area of investigation for health researchers across the nation, and two North Texas institutions are in the thick of probing the disease’s devastating effects.

Researchers at the University of North Texas Health Science Center have …

Donation Pays Tuition for Inaugural Medical School M.D. Class

Posted by Lance Murray

A Fort Worth businessman’s benevolence will allow the inaugural class at Fort Worth’s new medical school to receive free tuition for their first year of school.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that the first M.D. program students at the new …

UNT Researchers Work to Extend Time for Stroke Treatment

Posted by Nealie Sanchez

University of North Texas researchers are working on a way to provide delayed treatment to stroke victims that would extend the amount of time patients could receive aid, according to a UNT Health Science Center news release.  

Current medical …