Posts Tagged ‘UT Southwestern Medical Center’

Discovery: New Hope for Extending Brain Function, UTD Testing Unique Education Method for Physics

Posted by Lance Murray

RESEARCHERS AIM TO EXTEND BRAIN FUNCTION AS WE AGE

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchResearch done at the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas may provide new hope for extending our brain function as we grow older.

The center conducted a …

Discovery: New Tech to Battle Heart Failure, Crystals Behave Unexpectedly Under Heat

Posted by Lance Murray

IMAGE TECHNOLOGY COULD LEAD TO DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT FOR HEART

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchHeart failure — where the heart is too weak to pump blood throughout the body — is a serious condition that affects millions of people in the United States.

The American …

Discovery: Sleeping Sickness, Brain Trauma, Kidney Tumors

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STUDY: SLEEPING SICKNESS AFFECTS CIRCADIAN RHYTHM

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchSleeping sickness, a parasitic disease that threatens tens of millions of people in sub-Saharan African countries each year is more than the name might infer.

Researchers at the Peter J. O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute …

Discovery: How a Magnetic Field Can Help Pesky Infections, Cream Treating Persistent Pain & UTA Prof Gets His First Patent

Posted by Lance Murray

NEW TECHNIQUE BATTLES INFECTIONS ON ARTIFICIAL JOINTS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchStubborn infections on artificial joints are tough to treat, sometimes requiring multiple surgeries and weeks of IV antibiotics.

Drs. David Greenberg and Rajiv Chopra

Research done by scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center …

Discovery: Improving Social Deficits in Autism, SMU Prof Named ‘Budding Genius’ & Watershed Mapping

Posted by Lance Murray

RESEARCH SHOWS POTENTIAL IN IMPROVING SOCIAL DEFICITS IN AUTISM

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchIs it feasible to treat autistic children through neuromodulation?

Researchers from the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute at UT Southwestern Medical Center are looking into it after a new study showed …

Discovery: Stressed Mitochondria, Personalized Breast Cancer Care & Aircraft Construction With Alloys

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HELPING MITOCHONDRIA RECOVER FROM STRESS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA discovery by researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington could lead to the development of new treatments for cancers and some neurological disorders.

The researchers have identified proteins that help mitochondria recover from …

Discovery: Innovative Thinking Study, Cancer Survivors & Clinical Trials, Quake Sensors

Posted by Lance Murray

CENTER FOR BRAINHEALTH STUDY ENHANCES INNOVATIVE THINKING

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA pilot study conducted by researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas has shown that cognitive training improves innovative thinking — as well as other positive brain

UT Southwestern Piloting Career Exploration Program

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Jennifer Peters knew as she started her postdoctoral work in cancer biology at UT Southwestern Medical Center that academia wasn’t in her future. 

The fifth year postdoctoral researcher wanted to receive more training before heading out into the workforce, though …

Discovery: Disrupting Breast Cancer, Mapping Human Cells & Long-lasting Bioimplants

Posted by Lance Murray

MOLECULE HELPS DISRUPT THE GROWTH OF BREAST CANCER CELLS

A professor at the University of Texas at Dallas has designed a molecule that could benefit breast cancer patients for whom current treatments aren’t working anymore.

Jung-Mo Ahn, associate professor of …

Take Heart: Expo Showcases Children’s Cardiac Programs

Posted by Lance Murray

Children’s Health in Dallas is one of the leading pediatric heart centers in the nation and recently, the health system showcased the people and the equipment that are saving lives during its first Innovation Expo.

The Heart Center at Children’s …