Posts Tagged ‘UT Southwestern’

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

Dr. Jiyong Lee (far right), assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, led the cancer cell research team, which included, from left, Kha Andy Minh Tran, Dr. Luxi Chen, and Chao Long. [Photo courtesy of UT Dallas]

UTD TARGETS CANCER STEM

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

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Suman Satyal [Photo Courtesy the UT Arlington]

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

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.

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Dr. Adi Gazdar

According to a news …

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 …