TCU and UNT Health Science Center to create new medical school

The MD program will strengthen the team model of education that puts patients at the center of care.


Pest control

By Jeff Carlton and Jan Jarvis   At a glance The threat Mosquitos, ticks and other biting arthropods can transmit serious diseases to humans,    ranging from West Nile virus to Lyme disease. The response UNTHSC researchers are seeking better preventative agents and more effective monitoring systems to counter these nasty disease-carriers. The bottom line Because there...Read more

Dec 1, 2016


Foundation founded by Texas DO establishes TCOM scholarship

By Alex Branch In the late 1930s, in a small Kansas town during the thick of the Dust Bowl, a young doctor of osteopathic medicine struggled to make his family medicine practice successful. With a wife and two young children to support, Earl Christian Kinzie, DO, looked around at the desolate conditions and knew his family needed somewhere to make a fresh start. He chose Texas. Aft...Read more

Nov 29, 2016


Health Science Center to close Nov. 24-25 for Thanksgiving

The UNT Health Science Center will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24-25. Administrative offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28. All clinics staffed by UNT Health providers also will be closed Nov. 24-25 in observance of the holiday. Regular clinic hours will resume on Monday, Nov. 28. The Gibson D. Lewis Library and the Fitness Center will have modifi...Read more

Nov 21, 2016

Hongli Wu

Could grapes be the ‘magic bullet’ for cataracts?

By Jan Jarvis   Grapes are more than sweet treats in the eyes of one UNT Health Science Center researcher, who is studying how the fruit can prevent cataracts. Whether they’re green, red or black, grapes appear to have significant health benefits, said Hongli Wu, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and in the North Texas Eye Research Institute. With the help ...Read more

Nov 21, 2016