Posts Tagged ‘UT Southwestern’

R&D: Researchers Make Legal Meth to Test Drug Breathalyzer; UTA Prof Advises Feds on Pain Prevention

Posted by Lance Murray

UNT RESEARCHERS LEGALLY MAKE METH, OTHER DRUGS TO TEST NEW DEVICE

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchYou might call this research “Breaking Good.”

According to a report by Dallas Morning News writer Stacy Fernandez, a University of North Texas professor and his graduate students have …

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

Posted by Lance Murray

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

Posted by Lance Murray

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: How Songbirds Could Help With Autism, 3D-Printed Microneedles Offer New, Lower Cost Option

Posted by Lance Murray

INVESTIGATORS SHOW HOW NEURONS DETERMINE VOCAL BEHAVIORS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchScientists at UT Southwestern’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute are using songbirds to demonstrate that a specific set of neurons may influence how humans learn vocal behaviors.

Their study shows that a bird’s

Discovery: Targeting Cancer Stem Cells, UTA Chemist Honored as Distinguished Scientist

Posted by Lance Murray

UTD TARGETS CANCER STEM CELLS IN ITS RESEARCH

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA new technique to isolate aggressive cells believed to form the root of many hard-to-treat metastasized cancers has been developed by a team of researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Discovery: UTD Prof Proposes Solution to Martian Mystery, Insight on Cancer-Causing ‘Dimers,’ & Phone’s Impact on Work, Home Life

Posted by Lance Murray

ANSWER TO A MARTIAN MYSTERY IS BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchWe’ll need to travel to Mars for our first item — not literally, but through the research being done by a fluid dynamics expert from the University of Texas at

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

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 …

DFW Research Roundup: Cannabis, Earth-like Planets, and Stem Cells

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchUTA ASTROPHYSICISTS ID POSSIBLE EARTH-LIKE PLANET

There may be no place like home, but astrophysicists at the University of Texas at Arlington have predicted that an Earth-like plant may be spinning around in a star system 16 light years away.

UT Southwestern Invents Sensor to Detect Tumors

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Finding a cancer cell during surgery can be tricky, but researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have invented a nanosensor that lights up like a Christmas tree around tumors, UTSW announced.

Tumors secrete acids that normal cells do not and …

Researchers: Gene Could Help Predict Brain Cancer Outcomes

Posted by Lance Murray

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered a new biomarker for a common type of brain cancer that may help them with the best course of treatment by determining a cancer’s aggressiveness.

According to a news release, the researchers …

UT Southwestern Researcher Gets Prestigious NIH Grant

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

A researcher at UT Southwestern Medical Center has been awarded a prestigious 2016 Transformative Research Award from the National Institutes of Health’s Common Fund.

The grant to Dr. Rama Ranganathan, director of the Cecil H. and Ida Green Comprehensive Center …

UT Southwestern Surgeons Pioneer Vertigo Surgery

Posted by Harmony Tapper

earSurgeons at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas have helped to pioneer a new method to extract tumors from the ear canal that cause vertigo. The announcement made earlier this month changed the face of vertigo-curing surgery …

3 Things: UTSW Study Could Help With Therapies for Rare Disease in Children

Posted by Julia Falcon

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are learning more about ARC syndrome, Downtown Plano is working toward becoming known for art, and Children’s Medical Center in Dallas is partnering with tech companies to track patient wellness.


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UTSW Gets $1M Grant, to Team with UTA on Cancer Project

Posted by Lance Murray

THE PROJECT COULD LEAD TO A $200 MILLION CANCER TREATMENT CENTER


UT Southwestern Medical Center has received a $1 million planning grant from the National Institutes of Health to help launch the first heavy ion cancer treatment center in the …

Timing is Everything: Sports Cardiology Emerges in DFW

Posted by Benjamin Levine, M.D.

­­­UTSW SHAPING INTO REGIONAL CENTER FOR SPORTS CARDIOLOGY


At its most basic level, cardiology focuses on timing — monitoring the pulses and rhythms that are attuned to a natural clock. My team is also keeping a pulse on the growing …

UTA Prof Gets $308K to Study Heart Condition in Women

Posted by Lance Murray

CORONARY MICROVASCULAR DYSFUNCTION CAN BE DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE


An assistant professor at the University of Texas at Arlington has received a $308,000 award from the Dallas-based American Heart Association to study the root causes of a heart condition that damages …

Researcher’s Book Offers New Hope in Cancer Research

Posted by Patrick Kobler

We connected with Dr. Theodora Ross, author of “A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of Your Genetic Inheritance,” on why she came to DFW, why she wrote the book, UT Southwestern’s work in cancer genetics, and her