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| October 5, 2021

HSC College of Pharmacy’s research ranking rose to No. 36 in the U.S.

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Increased grant funding at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, College of Pharmacy helped push its institutional total research ranking up from No. 54 in the nation to No. 36, according to a listing published by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).   The College’s total funded research grants reached more than...

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  • Research
| October 4, 2021

Health disparities research: ‘The HEARD Scholarship is going to make my dreams come true’

By Gabrielle Saleh The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is one of two institutions nationwide receiving NIH Endowment funding that will be used for a scholarship...

Dr. Andrew Yockey
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| September 22, 2021

Under the influence: More adults over 65 driving after drinking or drug use

By Sally Crocker An estimated 3% of adults over age 65 are driving under the influence of alcohol, according to one of the first research studies to delve into an emerging national concern. Experts said this statistic is especially worrisome given that older Americans are already more...

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| August 17, 2021

HSC mentoring program receives Inspiring Programs in STEM Award 

The National Research Mentoring Network-Resource Center program at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) has received INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award for advancing diversity, promoting equality, and building a stronger U.S. workforce. With the continuous hard...

Dr. Scott Walters
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| August 11, 2021

New smartphone app provides real-time alcohol recovery support to homeless adults

By Sally Crocker A new smartphone application is helping residents of a Dallas homeless shelter combat problem drinking through an innovative program that uses machine learning to predict the feelings, triggers and situations that can lead to alcohol misuse. Scott...

Dr. John Licciardone
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| July 26, 2021

TCOM’s Dr. John Licciardone receives grant from the American Osteopathic Association

By Steven Bartolotta The American Osteopathic Association has awarded a $100,000 grant to Dr. John Licciardone, Executive Director of the Osteopathic Research Center and its PRECISION Pain Research Registry for the research project entitled “Osteopathic vs Allopathic Physician Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain:...

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  • Research
| July 1, 2021

Reducing alcohol use and risky behaviors among college students

By Sally Crocker Three School of Public Health (SPH) researchers at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) are part of a team creating and testing a web application designed to reduce alcohol use and...

Dr. Sid O'Bryant
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| June 22, 2021

Early findings of innovative study of Alzheimer’s among diverse populations available to dementia researchers

  A growing trove of data to help scientists understand the biology of Alzheimer’s disease among diverse populations within the context of sociocultural, behavioral and environmental factors is now available through the Institute...

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| June 14, 2021

eHealth interventions could help African-American patients in battle with chronic pain

By Steven Bartolotta The PRECISION Pain Research Registry at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth has identified important racial disparities in pain management that became more evident during the COVID-19 pandemic. Its study recently published...

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  • Research
| May 3, 2021

At HSC, experts search for cures to ‘most aggressive form of brain cancer’

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Malignant brain tumors, known as glioblastoma multiforme, spread aggressively and are described as incurable. The five-year survival rate for people diagnosed with this cancer –  also known as GBM –  is only 6.8 % and the average length of survival for people with GBM is about 12 to 18 months, according to...