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Dr Vishwanatha
  • Research
| February 28, 2018

$10 million endowment strengthens research into health disparities

By Alex Branch A $10 million federal endowment will further elevate UNT Health Science Center as a national leader in research into health disparities that impact the lives of ethnic, racial, rural and economically-disadvantaged populations across the United States. The...

Victor FC
  • Research
| January 4, 2018

Research aims to optimize brain’s defense mechanisms to combat TBI

By Jan Jarvis   A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, can happen to anyone at any age, in any place and under all manner of circumstances. An estimated 1.7 million people in the United States experience loss of cognitive and...

Research FC 2
  • Research
| December 6, 2017

Teamwork that produces better research

By Jan Jarvis   A new agreement between UNT Health Science Center and JPS Health Network is expected to open the door to new discoveries and give Tarrant County patients greater access to cutting-edge research and ultimately new treatments. This...

Cancer FC
  • Research
| December 4, 2017

Taking aim at metastatic prostate cancer

By Jan Jarvis When prostate cancer spreads to the bone it can be challenging to treat and often results in...

Living FC
  • Research
| October 17, 2017

A link between legalized marijuana and reduced opioid deaths

By Sally Crocker Opioid-related deaths decreased following the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado, according to a study led by a public health...

ABE CLARK FC
  • Research
| October 3, 2017

Twenty years of teamwork, then a glaucoma breakthrough

By Jan Jarvis   More than two decades of teamwork between researchers at the University of Iowa and UNT Health Science Center has led to a breakthrough for treating a type of glaucoma that damages the eyesight of millions and...

Autism Research Miller FC
  • Research
| September 28, 2017

Community invited to free autism event at UNTHSC

By Alex Branch   The nation’s largest autism research and advocacy organization will hold a free community science event that is open to the public Wednesday, Oct. 4, at UNT Health Science Center. Autism Research Series: Discovery to Solutions When:...

Gabby FC
  • Research
| September 21, 2017

A better way to treat back pain

By Jan Jarvis Almost everyone suffers low back pain at some point in their lives. The question is how to relieve it. Researchers at UNT Health Science Center are working to find the answer. By analyzing the DNA of low...

SID FC
  • Research
| September 14, 2017

Examining prevalence of Alzheimer’s in Mexican-Americans

By Jan Jarvis   One of the largest and most comprehensive studies ever conducted in the United States involving Mexican-Americans and Alzheimer’s disease is underway at UNT Health Science Center. Interested in learning how to be a study participant? Call 817-735-2963...

Mae cora FC
  • Research
| August 7, 2017

Happy, healthy and 100

By Jan Jarvis Though she’s 100 years old, a little arthritis doesn’t do much to slow down Mae Cora Peterson. She lives alone, starts her day with a round of crossword puzzles and goes to church on Sunday. Sometimes she...