Posts Tagged ‘UT Southwestern Medical Center’

R&D: New Center Fills Gaps in DFW Severe Weather Forecasts; Helping the Body Battle ‘Superbugs’

Posted by Lance Murray

CASA’S RADAR BEAMS PROVIDE DATA ON TORNADOES, STORMS 

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA new “Living Lab for Severe Weather Warning Systems in North Central Texas,” has been created by the partnership announced this week by the weather network and analytics company Understory and the

Discovery: Caching In to Speed up Data Access; Prof Studies Cochlear Implants & Literacy

Posted by Lance Murray

CACHE IT IF YOU CAN: RESEARCHER SEEKS TO SPEED ACCESS TO DATA

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA researcher at the University of Texas at Arlington is exploring how to make better use of a computer’s cache by allowing programmers to access it directly in

Discovery: New Tool Helps Assess Heart Attack Risk, Young TCU Geniuses Busting Myths

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UTSW RESEARCH TEAM LEADS ASTRO-CHARM DEVELOPMENT

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchWhat are your risks for a heart attack? A tool developed by a team of researchers led by cardiologiest at UT Southwestern Medical Center may be able to more accurately predict which people in

Discovery: UTD’s Big Week for Research, UTSW Researcher Honored, How Ancient Native Americans Used Fire

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UTD MAKES WIND POWER ADVANCES, QUALIFIES FOR MILLIONS IN FUNDING AFTER REACHING BENCHMARKS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchIt was a big week for research at the University of Texas at Dallas.

On Monday, the university was featured in an article on the Windpower Engineering …

Three Ways Education Design Can Further Establish Dallas as a Hub for Innovation

Posted by Holly Ragan

An exciting new report from the Dallas Regional Chamber, Southern Methodist University, Accenture, and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas analyzes the city’s innovation economy and offers recommendations for actions to accelerate its growth.

To fuel this push, the DFW Regional

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: UTSW Realizes Brain Receptor Structure, UTA’s Patented New Tech Aids Disabled

Posted by Lance Murray

$22.5M FACILITY AT UTSW HELPS CAPTURE STRUCTURE OF BRAIN RECEPTOR

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchResearchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have figured out the structure of a major brain receptor they said is a treatment target for people with epilepsy and anxiety.

In the …

Discovery: E-Whiskers May Lead to Electronic Human Skin, $750K Grant to Fund Neutrino Research

Posted by Lance Murray

E-WHISKERS MIMIC THE REAL THINGS AS TOUCH SENSORS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchHave you ever been intrigued by the whiskers on your pet cat or dog? Maybe not, but researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas are, and they’ve created artificial, electronic versions

Discovery: UTA Aids in International Physics Experiment; Tech Mahindra, UT Dallas Collaborate on R&D Center

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UTA TEAM HELPS BUILD PROTOTYPES FOR INTERNATIONAL PHYSICS EXPERIMENT

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA team of researchers from The University of Texas at Arlington has played an important part in an international physics experiment. 

The researchers helped build prototypes for an aluminum electric field …

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

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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: $2M State Grant Helps UTA Recruit Renowned Prof, Tiny Fish Aid Childhood Cancer Research

Posted by Lance Murray

GOVERNOR’S GRANT HELPS HIRE EXPERT ON MATERIALS, MANUFACTURING

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchRobert Schafrik has joined the faculty at the University of Texas at Arlington.

The recruitment of the internationally renowned expert in materials and manufacturing received support from Gov. Greg Abbott’s Governor’s University …

Concussions: Retired NFLers, Head Injury Patients May Benefit from New Brain Health Initiatives

Posted by Lance Murray

The lasting consequences of concussions is one of the most talked-about and researched subjects in medicine and sports today, with initiatives underway in North Texas and across the nation to better diagnose concussions and treat their effects.

In North Texas, …

Discovery: UTD Study Probes Socioeconomic Impact on Brain, UTA Patents ‘Cancer Trap’

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchGrowing up in an environment without adequate education, nutrition, and access to health care can adversely affect a developing child’s brain structure and function, researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have found.

A new study led by researchers …

Follow the Money: OncoNano Closes $11.7M Round, Perot Jain Backs 2 Startups, BP Energy Raising $475M

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ONCONANO CLOSES ON $11.7M SERIES A ROUND

Dallas-based OncoNano Medicine Inc. announced Thursday that it closed a $11.7 million Series A round, according to filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The round was arranged by Salem Partners, which participated

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

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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: Your Opinion of Your Memory Could Help You, Wearable Fitness Trackers May Aid Cancer Assessments

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AlZHEIMER’S: SELF-EVALUATION OF YOUR MEMORY MAY BE PREDICTIVE

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchHow good is your memory? What you think may be important.

Researchers at the Center for Vital Longevity at the University of Texas at Dallas have determined that subjective complaints about poor …

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: Solving Century-old Mystery Helps Scientist Win Prize, Grant Targets Measuring UAV Group Performance

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UTSW RESEARCHER’S WORK SOLVES CENTURY-OLD MEDICAL MYSTERY

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchDr. Zhijian “James” Chen has been awarded the 2018 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences for his discovery of an enzyme, which has significant impact on our body’s immune defense system.

The UT Southwestern …

Discovery: Reducing Cancer Risk 1 Cup at a Time, Scientist Seeks Clearer Images of Deadly Tumors

Posted by Lance Murray

RESEARCHERS SAY COFFEE MAY REDUCE CANCER RISKS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchI drink a lot of coffee, I admit it. I’m drinking some as I write. A new study from the Simmons Cancer Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center says that might be a

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

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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 …