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Mayor Cites New Report at the Fort Worth State of Entrepreneurship: Startups Created Nearly 30K Jobs

Mayor Mattie Parker, whose catchphrase is "Go Time," says she coined the term for a reason. Fort Worth is at a pinnacle of possibility, and entrepreneurship is at the center of that. The data speaks for itself, Parker said: A new jobs report from Sparkyard shows startups play a significant role in job creation in Fort Worth and Tarrant County—with average salaries more than twice the minimum wage.
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UNT Health Science Center Gets $50M to Use AI to Rectify Health Disparities
by | Oct 7, 2021
The award from the National Institutes of Health will help HSC lead the AI/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity, or AIM-AHEAD, program. The effort will bring together experts in community engagement, AI/ML, health equity research, data science training, and data infrastructure.
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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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HSC Invests $7M to Research Why African Americans Are at Greater Risk of Alzheimer’s
by | Dec 9, 2020
The University of North Texas Health Science Center is recruiting 1,000 African Americans from North Texas to participate in its HABLE study for Alzheimer’s research, which tends to focus solely on non-Latino whites.
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Discovery: NASA Selects UTA Team to Examine ‘Space Weather,’ UTD Research Focuses on Chronic Pain

by | Jan 24, 2020
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you'll also find out about a collaboration between the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Quest Diagnostics to address preventable diseases.
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Discovery: UTA Prof Battles Malware With Hardware; E-Cigarette Injuries Possibly Underreported
by | Sep 20, 2019
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you'll also find news about a UT Southwestern study on how exercise may slow brain deterioration for those at risk of Alzheimer's disease.
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Discovery: UTD Scientist Finds Cause for Hot Batteries; BRIT, UNTHSC Collaborate on Research
by | Mar 15, 2019
In this roundup of research and development activity involving institutions in North Texas, you'll also read about a UTA professor that's using $900K in research grants to focus on monitoring structural integrity.
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DI People: Varidesk, Masergy, One Technologies, rewardStyle Make Leadership Moves
by | Feb 26, 2019
You’ll also find news from Diodes Inc., Pioneer Natural Resources, Prudential Capital, Ryan, Mr. Cooper, MedeAnalytics, Mortgage Contracting Services, and the TCU & UNTHSC Medical School in this roundup of personnel and leadership moves by businesses and organizations in North Texas.
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Discovery: UTSW Discovers Alzheimer’s ‘Big Bang,’ UNTHSC Scientist Tracks Mosquitoes for Your Health

by | Jul 20, 2018
Also, UNT professor Tao Yang has received an award for his research into electrical distribution microgrids. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas aimed at making our lives better.
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UNT Health Science Center to Host Autism Speaks Event
by | Oct 3, 2017
During the free event, the public can hear about scientific advances making an impact on people with autism and their families.
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UNT Researchers Find Way to Protect Brain After Cardiac Arrest
by | Jun 6, 2017
The treatment could help victims of cardiac arrest avoid irreversible brain damage.
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