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SBS students earn awards for outstanding cardiovascular research

The School of Biomedical Sciences has announced new student awards and an upcoming symposium to support and enhance translational cardiovascular research at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.   SBS students Selina Tucker and Lindsey Hudson are recipients of the inaugural Robert J. Hardin Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Translational Cardiovascular…
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JAMA Network publishes HSC study showing chronic pain favorable outcomes associated with physician empathy

JAMA Network Open this month published an article, “Physician Empathy and Chronic Pain Outcomes,” based on national data collected by the Pain Registry for Epidemiological, Clinical, and Interventional Studies and Innovation (PRECISION) at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. The research team was led by John C. Licciardone, DO, MS,…
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New cannabis research encourages legislation to protect consumer safety, especially children

New research by Dr. Matthew Rossheim at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s School of Public Health has analyzed the concerning marketing practices of derived psychoactive cannabis products – including their growing availability in the Fort Worth community and online – to encourage better accountability and legislation around these hazardous…
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Dr. Abe Clark honored with international research award

Abbot “Abe” Clark, PhD, FARVO, FAAO, regents professor of pharmacology and neuroscience in the School of Biomedical Sciences at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, has received the International Society for Eye Research 2024 Ernst H. Bárány Prize.   The award was given in recognition of Clark’s outstanding contributions to research…
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Dr. Steven Romero receives American Physiological Society award for excellence in research

Dr. Steven Romero, associate professor of Physiology and Anatomy at the School of Biomedical Sciences at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, was named the 2024 Henry Pickering Bowditch Award Lecturer by the American Physiological Society. The lectureship is awarded to an early-career researcher recognized for original and outstanding accomplishments…
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Research unites TCOM, School of Health Professions and School of Public Health

Two second-year students from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine connected with professors from the School of Public Health and the School of Health Professions. The collaboration among schools of The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth resulted in important research on adolescent health. The work left an indelible — and…
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Pharmacy Poster Forum highlights student and trainee research projects

The College of Pharmacy hosted a Pharmacy Poster Forum in February to highlight research projects presented by students, faculty and research trainees. With 28 posters presented, students competed for first- and second-place awards in five categories: teaching and education, clinical practice, public health/health outcomes, pharmaceutical sciences and service. “This is our third year showcasing research…
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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy shows promise as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

New findings by a team of researchers at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s School of Biomedical Sciences are expanding people's understanding of the potential benefits of hyperbaric oxygen therapy as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease.  Their study, titled “Hyperbaric Oxygen Alleviates Selective Domains of Cognitive and Motor Deficits in Female…
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Dr. Laszlo Prokai receives Fulbright Specialist Award to share glaucoma expertise in Hungary 

Laszlo Prokai, PhD, has received a Fulbright Specialist Award to share his expertise on drug discovery and design with researchers and students at Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary.    The Robert A. Welch Chair in Biochemistry and professor of Pharmacology and Neuroscience at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s School…
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SBS researchers publish innovative study in Nature Scientific Reports 

People with leg amputations, including those with diabetes, run the risk of overuse injuries like osteoarthritis, muscle atrophy or bone breaks in their intact limbs.   Now, new research is quantifying the impacts of amputations and diabetes, a leading cause of amputation, on those overuse injuries. The findings could influence further research on musculoskeletal health and…