SBS grad is ready for success at the next level

When Jordan Easterling decided she wanted to go to medical school, she knew she needed excellent health and science training to help her get there. She found the Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s School of Biomedical Sciences, a program that provided the…
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SBS grad wants to be a ‘beacon of hope’ for others

When Temiloluwa Bolaji-Oyenekan set her sights on medical school, finishing her undergraduate degree during the height of the COVID- 19 pandemic was not a part of the plan. Fortunately, resilience is a part of her character. The timing left her feeling unprepared to apply to medical schools, so she spent time getting patient care experience…
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On her way to medical school, SBS graduate makes time to give back

When Whitney Miller crosses the stage at The University of North Texas at Health Science Center’s graduation ceremony, she’ll be celebrating some major accomplishments: earning a Master of Science in Clinical Research Management from the School of Biomedical Sciences and her recent acceptance into medical school at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. These accomplishments…
Sbs 2024 Grad Lane Hughes

Med Sci program helps SBS grad get to medical school

Lane Hughes felt the call to give back during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a sophomore in college, he spent time volunteering with the Children’s Medical Center and the American Red Cross helping deliver blood donations and providing companionship to patients when their families could not visit. “I was usually assigned overnight shifts, but I didn’t…
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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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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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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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HSC School of Biomedical Sciences awards its first-ever bachelor’s degrees

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is celebrating its first-ever graduating class of undergraduate students. This month, The School of Biomedical Sciences awarded Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences degrees to the program’s first cohort.  “This is a historic day for the Health Science Center as we celebrate the first…
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HSC to host Women’s Cardiovascular and Brain Health Symposium

Sixty million U.S. women live with some form of heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Heart disease is responsible for 1 in 5 female deaths, but only about half of women recognize it as their No. 1 killer.   To bring awareness to the importance of women’s heart and brain…