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Dallas’ MedCognetics Gets $750K NIH Grant to Research Unbiased AI for Breast Cancer Detection

by | Jan 26, 2023
Last month, we told you about MedCognetics getting FDA clearance for its unbiased AI-enabled software for breast cancer screening. Today, the Dallas-based company announced it has been awarded $750,000 from an NIH program to research unbiased AI for breast cancer detection. The NIH's AIM-AHEAD program—short for Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity—awarded the grant. "This NIH grant will play an important role in future product development as well as helping us further expand our global market penetration," said MedCognetics CEO Debasish Nag.
UNT HSC at Fort Worth Offers Free Health Care to Performing Artists Through Late April
by | Jan 24, 2023
Singer with sore throat? Dancer with damaged knee? Actor with active infection? You're all in luck—the UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth is offering free health care for performing artists through late April. Funded by an anonymous donor, the free clinic is being provided by UNT HSC's Performing Arts Medicine Clinic, whose on-site physicians treat dancers, actors, vocalists, and instrumentalists of all ages and skill levels.
UNT Health Science Center Gets $2M from Tarrant County to Boost Emerging Tech Companies
by | Dec 14, 2022
The UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth has received a $2 million grant from Tarrant County to help emerging tech startups successfully apply for federal Small Business Innovation Research funding. "It’s about creating entrepreneurial excellence in Tarrant County,” says Tarrant County Commissioner Roy Brooks. “This puts us at the forefront of innovation in bringing tech industries to Tarrant County as an economic development tool.”
Free 2-Day Medical Pop-Up Clinic Coming to Downtown Dallas This Weekend
Remote Area Medical will hold a free, two-day clinic December 3-4 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, 650 S. Griffin Street in downtown Dallas. The clinic is being presented in collaboration with the UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth. Free free dental, vision, and medical care will be offered to those in need.

Schneider Electric Names Dallas-Based Joshua Dickinson as Its North American SVP and CFO

Schneider Electric—a France-based global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation—brands itself with the message "Life Is On." Now it's tasking Dickinson with responsibility for all its financial operations in the $8 billion North American region—from driving microgrid innovations to helping Schneider achieve a "real energy transition." "The company is doubling down on its commitment to building a more sustainable and electrified future," Dickinson told Dallas Innovates.
The Last Word: UNT HSC’s Cameron Cushman on the First 10 Startups in the Techstars Physical Health Fort Worth Accelerator
by | Sep 15, 2022
"You're putting more bets on the table that it will lead to some sort of future economic growth that you probably can't predict," Cushman told Dallas Innovates. "Some of these companies, they may pack up move away. We'll never see him again. So you know, good try. Other may open an office here or use Fort Worth as their U.S. jumping-off point for their foreign companies. Others may pack up the entire company and move here."
DI People: American Airlines, StackPath, Infolob, and More Make Leadership Moves
by | Aug 26, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from the cities of Dallas and Plano, the North Texas Commission, TPG, ParkHub, Vistra, CyrusOne, Van’s Kitchen, ROBOAMP, and more.
At BIO International Convention, Companies Eye Relocation to DFW
by | Jun 30, 2022
At the 2022 BIO International Conference in San Diego, representatives from North Texas met "the greatest minds in biotechnology"—and discovered some of them are interested in relocating their companies to DFW.

"We connected with them to explore opportunities and increase investments in the Dallas region,” said a VP with the Dallas Regional Chamber.

Schneider Electric, UNT Health Science Center Form $10M Partnership to Support Energy Infrastructure for Research Growth

by | Sep 23, 2021
The 20-year Energy Savings Performance Contract will focus on a modernization project for cooling demand at the university’s health research labs.
Southlake BioTech Startup Gets $10M Grant from CPRIT for Technology That ‘Lights Up’ Cancer
by | Aug 20, 2020
OncoNano Medicine, a spinout of University of Texas Southwestern, uses pH as a biomarker to detect metastatic cancer. Its technology, which visualizes a tumor, could be a gamechanger.
Clinical-Stage Biotech Expands From Silicon Valley to the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth
by | Jul 13, 2020
CAGE Bio—currently a resident at Johnson & Johnson Innovation—uses a proprietary platform to develop therapeutic products for dermatology, inflammation, and immunology.