Posts Tagged ‘University of North Texas Health Science Center’

R&D: UTD Researcher Defies Nature in Cloaking Sound, UT Southwestern Probes ‘Starving’ Lung Cancer

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we do a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you want to put R&D under your …

R&D: UNT Shines Light on Quasars; UTA Profs Get $460K Grant for Research to Lower Dementia Caregivers’ Stress

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we pore through press releases and websites doing a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you …

R&D: Novel Stroke Therapy Called Leap Forward, Scientists Will Tackle Aging at Conference

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we pore through press releases and websites doing a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you …

Discovery: UTSW Discovers Alzheimer’s ‘Big Bang,’ UNTHSC Scientist Tracks Mosquitoes for Your Health

Posted by Lance Murray

UTSW FINDS WHEN A HEALTHY PROTEIN TURNS TOXIC IN ALZHEIMER’S STUDY

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchResearchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have pinpointed the “Big Bang” of Alzheimer’s disease.

The study from UT Southwestern’s O’Donnell Brain Institute found the moment at which a healthy …

Discovery: Research Examines Sleep at Molecular Level, Scientist Studies Water Retention & Heart Failure

Posted by Lance Murray

STUDY EXAMINES OUR NEED FOR SLEEP AT THE MOLECULAR LEVEL

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchHow can sleep-deprived mice and Sleepy mutant mice advance the knowledge of why animals — including humans — need sleep and how it’s regulated at the molecular level? 

An international …

Discovery: How Genes Might Repair a Damaged Heart & Can Compounds Keep Tired Pilots Alert?

Posted by Lance Murray

COMPOUNDS MAY AID TIRED MILITARY PILOTS, VETERANS WITH GULF WAR ILLNESS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA researcher at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth is studying compounds that could keep sleep-deprived pilots alert while on long missions, or even

Discovery: Researchers Tackle Skin Diseases, UNTHSC Library Gets $6.4M, Galderma Publishes Acne Study

Posted by Lance Murray

INHIBITING GLUCOSE TRANSPORT IN CELLS MAY HELP TREAT SOME SKIN DISEASES

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA research team at UT Southwestern Medical Center has demonstrated that targeting the metabolism in growing cells may be a promising way to treat skin diseases such as psoriasis.

Discovery: Finding Lung Cancer Therapies, 1 Compound at a Time; UTD Team Creates Better Smartphone Battery

Posted by Lance Murray

Scientists and researchers across DFW are making discoveries that improve our lives every day. Here are some of the stories.


UT SOUTHWESTERN IDs COMPOUNDS WITH LUNG CANCER THERAPY POTENTIAL

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchResearchers at UT Southwestern Simmons Cancer Center have identified 170 out

Discovery: New UTSW Protocol Detects Bone Metastases, UTA Startup Gets Funding & Research Agreement

Posted by Lance Murray

NEW MRI PROTOCOL QUICKLY DETECTS BONE METASTASES

A new magnetic resonance imaging protocol that improves the detection of bone metastases in the entire body has been developed at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Metastases are secondary malignant growths that develop at …

North Texas Genome Center Seen as Boon for Health Care, DFW Economy

Posted by Lance Murray

North Texas health-care delivery and the region’s biotech sector have received a giant uplift with the announcement of the North Texas Genome Center, a partnership between the University of Texas at Arlington and the University of North Texas Health Science

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

The opioid crisis is one of the biggest health issues in the U.S. as officials try to stem its spread and reduce the number of people dying from it.

To that end, a …

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 …