Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

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‘Anyone can save a life’By Alex Branch Alan Stucky carries Naloxone everywhere. The UNT System Vice Chancellor and General Counsel always is prepared to administer the opioid reversal drug, also known by its brand name Narcan, should he encounter someone suffering an opioid overdose. He does this in loving memory of his son, Holden. On Sept. 25, 2017, Holden Read More »

Jan 23, 2020

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Fulbright Fellow takes valuable research, taste of Texas back to NorwayBy Diane Smith After four months in North Texas, Dr. Nathalie Holme heads back to her native Norway with scientific data about cerebral blood flow and a pair of cowboy boots. “I’ve learned so much,” said Dr. Holme, adding that she came to the UNT Health Science Center in pursuit of knowledge. Dr. Holme, an Read More »

Dec 19, 2019

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Balkans group visits UNTCHIBy Jan Jarvis Someone in the group wanted to know why everyone behind the glass in the forensics lab was wearing earmuffs. “When you’re pulverizing bones into a powder it creates a loud noise,” said Linda LaRose, Research Assistant Director, UNT Center for Human Identification. “We want to protect their hearing.” The visitors, all from Read More »

Nov 22, 2019

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UNTHSC celebrates veteran students for ‘a life of service’By Diane Smith Marine sniper and doctor don’t appear to be similar careers, but former U.S. Marine Sgt. Jonathan Sweeny sees two jobs that both serve to protect. A sniper’s work includes keeping watch from distant, concealed positions over both military members and civilians. Sweeney, who served as a sniper, said he viewed this role Read More »

Nov 12, 2019

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Researcher Rebecca Cunningham named a Great Woman of TexasBy Jan Jarvis Take the scenic route. That’s the advice that Dr. Rebecca Cunningham gives young researchers starting their careers. Despite a few bumps in the road – including a cancer diagnosis – Dr. Cunningham has managed to take her own advice. She encourages others to take their time finding their passion. “Do not be Read More »

Oct 31, 2019

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National Research Mentoring Network helps young researchers meet their goalsBy Jan Jarvis  Doctoral student Amanda Roberts knew where she wanted to go with her career, but she was uncertain how to get there. “I hoped to get to the right people, but I didn’t know the ins and outs of the National Institutes of Health, and cold-calling didn’t seem to be the way to Read More »

Oct 24, 2019

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Vishwanatha receives Presidential Award for mentoring workBy Jan Jarvis Regents Professor Jamboor K. Vishwanatha, PhD, is one of three educators in the state and 15 nationwide who have been named recipients of Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. Dr. Vishwanatha, Vice President and Principal Investigator for the National Research Mentoring Network and Director of the Texas Center Read More »

Oct 17, 2019

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Ophthalmic clinic opens in Health Pavilion to provide diabetic eye careBy Jan Jarvis Zainulabedin Hashem walked out of the ophthalmic clinic with a new prescription and a sense of relief that his diabetes had not damaged his vision. “I have had diabetes for 30 years and it affects my vision,” he said. The North Richland Hills diabetic is among the first patients to receive care Read More »

Sep 20, 2019

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NamUs creates division to aid victims’ familiesBy Jan Jarvis When a loved one goes missing, families face unimaginable challenges, from coping with the disappearance to finding the person is deceased and then navigating the complex process of bringing them home. To help families navigate the trauma related to a loved one’s disappearance, the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System, or NamUs, Read More »

Sep 13, 2019

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DNA dilemmasBy Jan Jarvis Melody Josserand took an at-home DNA test on a lark, hoping to find out what part of Europe her ancestors were from. The DNA analyst at UNT Health Science Center knew she was adopted, but says she never was particularly curious about her biological parents. But as soon as the results came Read More »

Aug 30, 2019