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Culinary Medicine students keep momentum goingBy Betsy Friauf   For several years, the Culinary Medicine course has fed students’ passion to help patients eat healthier. Now, it also stokes their enthusiasm for interprofessional collaboration that extends beyond the classroom and into summer. The TCOM elective course was first offered in 2014, the first of its kind in Texas and one Read More »

May 28, 2019

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Entrepreneurship and innovation at UNTHSCLearn 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 to invest in entrepreneurship and to develop an innovative mindset for its students, faculty and staff. This initiative is essential if UNTHSC is to achieve its vision of Read More »

May 24, 2019

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Neurobiology symposium will feature predoctoral fellows’ workBy Jan Jarvis As a predoctoral fellow in 2012, Nicole Phillips presented her research on genetic variants associated with Alzheimer’s disease at the Neurobiology of Aging Trainee Symposium. Seven years later, Dr. Phillips will watch the predoctoral fellow she is mentoring present her own work. “This is the cumulative event of the year for fellows,” Read More »

May 9, 2019

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Former college basketball player becomes acclaimed UNTHSC resident doctorBy Alex Branch Dr. Mindy Hansen’s path to becoming the top osteopathic resident physician in the United States started on the basketball hardwood in frigid Minnesota. A four-year shooting guard at the University of Minnesota, she loved being active, using her hands. She spent 15 years after college working as a private training and conditioning Read More »

Apr 24, 2019

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Rollin’ BonesBy Alex Branch   Osteopathic physicians James Aston and Dante Paredes sit on sofas in an UNT Health Science Center media studio and confront the tricky part of today’s podcast: How to discuss lymphatics so that people understand it — and stay awake. The lymphatic system is a large network of vessels that carry a clear Read More »

Apr 8, 2019

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UTA Research Institute partnering to develop robotic gloves for post-stroke hand rehabilitationMedia Contact: Herb Booth   The University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute is making flexible soft robotic gloves that will aid in rehabilitating stroke patients through virtual reality gaming. Combining this glove with the virtual reality gaming to be developed by Neuro Rehab VR will enable stroke patients to engage in rehabilitation activities for Read More »

Mar 27, 2019

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The future of medicine is femaleBy Jan Jarvis   When Mary Ann Reed was considering a career in medicine, she kept getting a question she never expected: “So… you’re going to be a nurse?” Although surprised, the second-year Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) student did not let the remarks deter her. Reed is part of a record-setting class of Read More »

Nov 29, 2018

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The science of sleep: 10 tips for better restBy Alex Branch   Blackout curtains darken the windows in rooms where Brandy M. Roane’s family spends time after dinner, namely the bedrooms and the office and gaming room. Table lights, not bright overhead lights, provide illumination. As the hour grows late, an alarm sounds to remind Dr. Roane, her husband and two teenage boys Read More »

Nov 1, 2018

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New IREB praised as both a work of art and a technological wonderBy Jan Jarvis   As she stood on the first floor of the new Interdisciplinary Research and Education Building, Alyssa Wilder envisioned herself spending a lot of time there. “Oh my gosh there’s so much space and look at all this glass,” said Wilder, a first-year Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine student. “When you’re stuck Read More »

Oct 19, 2018

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Medical Sciences Program among most respected in nationBy Alex Branch   The ambivalence Sohail Siraj initially felt in college showed in the grades he earned his freshman and sophomore years at Texas A&M University. MS in Medical Sciences  Learn more about admissions requirements, curriculum and application process. The Houston native wasn’t a bad student, but rather an unfocused one, unsure of what Read More »

Sep 26, 2018