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  • Research
| September 13, 2019

Improved surveillance of e-cigarette injuries needed, study finds

By Alex Branch   A School of Public Health alumnus and a current faculty member have received national media attention for research that concluded the number of injuries caused by electronic cigarettes is probably drastically underreported. Amid increased attention given...

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  • Research
| August 19, 2019

The dancers and their doctors

By Jan Jarvis About halfway through a ballet season filled with graceful leaps and pounding landings, dancer Celesta Gaiera had not suffered a single injury. Physical therapy, massage and compression boots helped keep the Texas Ballet Theatre dancer on her...

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  • Research
| August 2, 2019

A generous boost to dementia research

By: Alex Branch A generous estate gift from a longtime community volunteer whose family was impacted by dementia will establish a $3 million endowed chair to support groundbreaking research into Alzheimer’s disease and other translational research projects at UNT Health...

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  • Research
| July 31, 2019

Research shows TCOM and osteopathic approach making a difference

By Steven Bartolotta  Osteopathic medicine’s emphasis on physician empathy and understanding leads to higher patient satisfaction, a study by researchers at UNTHSC’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine indicates.  The 2 ½ -year study, conducted by the PRECISION Pain Research Registry...

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| July 16, 2019

Researcher to lead national opioid crisis steering committee

By Sally Crocker Scott Walters, PhD, Regents Professor and Chair of Health Behavior and Health Systems at the UNT Health Science Center School of Public Health, has been named Steering Committee Chair of an aggressive, trans-agency effort to speed scientific...

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| June 14, 2019

Musician saves her career, with a little help from UNTHSC

By Jan Jarvis   As a musician, Sarah Dunbar never imagined she would one day be leaning over a cadaver studying facial muscles. Yet, that is exactly where the University of North Texas College of Music graduate student found herself...

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| June 14, 2019

Researcher studies the impact of space on the human eye

By Jan Jarvis Vision loss is one of the risks astronauts face when they return from space flights. Called Spaceflight Associated Neuro-Ocular Syndrome or SANS, the condition is characterized by swelling in the optic nerve head. Other ocular abnormalities of...

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  • Research
| May 24, 2019

Entrepreneurship and innovation at UNTHSC

Learn more Research Development and Commercialization Find an Expert Explore our Available Technologies Innovation Ecosystems Acceleration Lab UNT Health Science Center has embarked on an ambitious campaign...

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  • Research
| May 13, 2019

Entrepreneurs offer advice on benefits of biotech start-ups

By Jan Jarvis Investing in Biotech: What If You Could Change the Future? May 16 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. MET building on the UNTHSC campus Investing in a...

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  • Research
| May 1, 2019

Yorio honored for contributions to eye research

By Jan Jarvis  As a young graduate student in the 1970s, Thomas Yorio attended his first Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting.  “There were about 400 abstracts presented then,” he said. Now it is more like 6,000.  Over...