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UNTHSC NAMES DIRECTOR OF TECH DEVELOPMENT AND COMMERCIALIZATIONThe University of North Texas Health Science Center named Robert McClain, PhD, director of technology development and commercialization. Dr. McClain will oversee the strategic development, protection, marketing, and licensing of promising innovations arising from the universityâ??s research activities. In partnership with Tech Fort Worth Business Incubator, Dr. McClain will help establish new biotechnology companies and Read More »

Mar 11, 2004

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UNTHSC OFFERS LATEST ADHD ASSESSMENT TECHNOLOGYHealth care professionals at the University North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth now have a new tool to help them evaluate Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children. Between four to 12 percent of school-age children may have some form of ADHD, said James Hall, chair of department of health psychology at UNT Read More »

Feb 16, 2004

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UNTHSC’S MISSING PERSONS DNA DATABASE HELPS ID OPAL JENNINGSForensic analysts at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth provided critical DNA evidence used by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office to identify skeletal fragments found in north Fort Worth as those of missing six-year-old Opal Jo Jennings. Opal was abducted March 26, 1999, while playing with two other children Read More »

Jan 19, 2004

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UNTHSC FOUNDATION BOARD NAMES NEW MEMBERSThe University of North Texas Health Science Center Foundation added six new members to its Board of Directors. The new members include John Gavin, president and chief executive officer for Wells Fargoâ??s Dallas /Fort Worth Community Banking market; Christopher Hull, DO, a 1979 graduate of the health science centerâ??s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and Read More »

Jan 7, 2004

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UNTHSC LEADS STATE HEALTH-RELATED SCHOOLS IN ENROLLMENT GROWTHEnrollment at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is growing faster than all other comprehensive state-supported health-related institutions in the state, according to recent figures from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The Coordinating Board compiles full-time equivalent (FTE) student enrollment figures from the various institutions and provides them to Read More »

Oct 25, 2003

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UNTHSC HONORS TOP FACULTYThe University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth recognized its top faculty at its Faculty Assembly Sept. 22. The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine honored three faculty members for their excellence in teaching. The medical students from the class of 2003 selected Sam Buchanan, DO, chair of surgery, as the Clinical Professor Read More »

Sep 23, 2003

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UNTHSCA€ASAMS MISSING PERSONS DNA DATABASE MAKES FIRST IDA 35-year-old man is the first missing person whose remains have been identified through a new DNA database at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. Alejandro Gomez, a Mexican migrant worker living in Dawson County near Lubbock, was reported missing in January. Three months later, cowboys on a nearby ranch Read More »

Aug 30, 2003

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UNTHSC RECEIVES $8.6 MILLION FROM NIA TO STUDY HOW THE BRAIN AGESScientists at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth are expanding their research on how the brain ages, thanks to an $8.6 million grant from the National Institute on Aging. Learning how the brain normally ages is an important step toward understanding what happens in cases of Alzheimerâ??s disease and other Read More »

Aug 12, 2003

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UNTHSC WELCOMES NEW STUDENTS AT AUG. 22 CONVOCATION AND WHITE COAT CEREMONYThe University of North Texas Health Science Center will welcome its newest class of students at the annual Convocation and White Coat Ceremony. The ceremony takes place Aug. 22 at 3 p.m. at the Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium in Fort Worth. The White Coat ceremony is a rite of passage for students entering the academic Read More »

Aug 11, 2003

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UNTHSC receives NIA grant to study brain agingThe Institute for Aging & Alzheimer’s Disease Research and the Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience will receive $8.6 million over a five-year period from the National Institute on Aging to study several mechanisms influencing brain aging. “We are nationally recognized for quality science,” said James Simpkins, PhD, director of the Institute for Aging & Alzheimer’s Read More »

Aug 1, 2003