Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

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Health disparities research: ‘The HEARD Scholarship is going to make my dreams come true’By Gabrielle Saleh The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is one of two institutions nationwide receiving NIH Endowment funding that will be used for a scholarship to support two faculty members developing programs focused on minority health and health disparities. Riyaz Basha, PhD, an Associate Professor in the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM), and Harlan P. Jones, PhD, an Associate Professor in the Read More »

Oct 4, 2021

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HSC receives $50 million to use artificial intelligence and machine learning to rectify health disparitiesThe National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced a $50 million award to the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) to lead the coordinating center for the Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity, or AIM-AHEAD, program. HSC will lead the multi-institutional coordinating center, which brings together experts Read More »

Sep 29, 2021

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HSC mentoring program receives Inspiring Programs in STEM Award The National Research Mentoring Network-Resource Center program at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) has received INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award for advancing diversity, promoting equality, and building a stronger U.S. workforce. With the continuous hard work and dedication from the NRMN teams at HSC and Vanderbilt University, NRMN has provided Read More »

Aug 17, 2021

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Closing the gap: How CDIP works to increase diversity in biomedical sciencesBy Gabrielle Saleh  The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s (HSC) Center for Diversity and International Programs (CDIP) is working to attract more underrepresented minority researchers into biomedical and behavioral sciences fields. Opening pathways to graduate school for racial and ethnic minority undergraduate students while fostering their love of science are key to building greater diversity in the research sector.  That’s why CDIP hosts Read More »

Jul 13, 2021

Dr. Sid O'Bryant
Early findings of innovative study of Alzheimer’s among diverse populations available to dementia researchers  A growing trove of data to help scientists understand the biology of Alzheimer’s disease among diverse populations within the context of sociocultural, behavioral and environmental factors is now available through the Institute for Translational Research at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC). The research data is the result Read More »

Jun 22, 2021

Dr. Dickerman, a neurosurgeon and UNT Health Science Center alumnus, recognized that surgery was required and stood over her one morning at Presbyterian Hospital of Plano, gazing steely-eyed through a microscope as he made a 20-millimeter incision in her lower back.
At HSC, experts search for cures to ‘most aggressive form of brain cancer’By Diane Smith-Pinckney Malignant brain tumors, known as glioblastoma multiforme, spread aggressively and are described as incurable. The five-year survival rate for people diagnosed with this cancer –  also known as GBM –  is only 6.8 % and the average length of survival for people with GBM is about 12 to 18 months, according to the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS). Experts at The University of North Texas Health Science Center Read More »

May 3, 2021

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Mountain highsBy Sarah Hewitt I lay on my back on a table with my lower body from the waist down inside a triangular wooden box, not unlike a magician’s box as if I’d volunteered to be sawed in half. Dr. Caroline Rickards, an associate professor from UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, secured a neoprene belt across Read More »

Jan 15, 2021

Dr. Jamboor Vishwanatha
Texas CEAL Consortium works to debunk COVID-19 misinformationThe University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is participating in a virtual town hall titled: “United to Debunk Misinformation in Our Communities; A Town Hall on COVID-19.” The webinar will be held on the Zoom platform on Jan. 14 at 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (CST). Register for the webinar here. The Hon. Shelia Jackson-Lee, U.S. Rep. from Harris County, is the Read More »

Jan 13, 2021

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The artists of HSCBy Jan Jarvis Think the soul of an artist and the mind of a scientist cannot co-exist in the same body? Think again. Leonardo da Vinci straddled both worlds. For Salvador Dali, quantum mechanics was as captivating as the canvas. Psychologists say art and science share the same basic human need to understand the world around us. Whether Read More »

Dec 21, 2020

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(Un)solved mysteriesBy Alex Branch In June 2017, Shawn Neill, 42, got on his four-wheeler and rumbled toward the banks of the Ohio River near his Illinois home.   The only son of Rex and Judy Neill loved camping, fishing and hunting for wild mushrooms and arrowheads. He pitched a tent on the riverbank — and vanished.  Law enforcement and hundreds of volunteers scoured the river. Read More »

Sep 21, 2020