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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.


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Dr Forster

The science of aging

By Jan Jarvis Today there are more than 75,000 centenarians living in the United States, a number that is expected to grow to 600,000 by mid-century. Why some people reach that milestone while others are burdened with diseases is at the crux of the International Conference on Aging and Disease, beginning Friday at the Stanford School of Medicine. The International Society on Aging and...Read more

Sep 26, 2016

Patient Care Center Building

Emergency training for first responders

By Jeff Carlton   UNT Health Science Center has an emergency preparedness training exercise scheduled for Saturday, September 24, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its Patient Care Center, located at 855 Montgomery Street. The exercise is designed to help safety and law enforcement personnel at the Health Science Center – and first responders with the City of Fort Worth – better prepa...Read more

Sep 23, 2016

Dr Peter Raven

Honoring a lifetime of scientific contributions

By Alex Branch Peter Raven, PhD, a UNT Health Science Center professor for almost 40 years, will receive a prestigious national award recognizing his lifetime of outstanding scientific and scholarly contributions to sports medicine and exercise science. Dr. Raven, who recently retired as Professor of Integrative Physiology in the Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases, will ...Read more

Sep 19, 2016

john schetz and derek schreihofer

New strategies for treating strokes

By Jan Jarvis   When someone has an ischemic stroke - meaning a brain blood vessel is blocked - every minute counts in the race to reduce damage. But getting the clot-busting drug tPA in time is challenging for the 800,000 Americans who experience a stroke each year, said John A. Schetz, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology & Neuroscience in the Center for Neuroscience Discovery. ...Read more

Sep 16, 2016