Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

UNT Health Science Center to close for Independence Day

The UNT Health Science Center and all UNT Health clinics will be closed on Friday for the Independence Day holiday. Fitness Center also will be closed on Friday. The Lewis Library will have abbreviated hours on Thursday and Friday. Have a happy, safe and healthy Independence Day.

Jun 25, 2014

Immunotherapy research makes cancer treatment easier on kids

Stephen Mathew, PhD Today more than 75 percent of children with leukemia are cured, but survival often comes at a cost. The very drugs that save lives can cause severe side effects later. To reduce those risks, researchers at UNT Health Science Center are studying ways to use a patient’s own immune system to destroy... Read more »

Jun 5, 2014

Protein may provide effective way to study nitroxidative stress

  Laszlo Prokai, PhD, DSc Katalin Prokai-Tatrai, PhD A new protocol that helps scientists identify a protein that is changed by nitroxidated stress in the body has been developed by UNT Health Science Center researchers. Previously there was no effective way to study nitroxidative stress, according to Laszlo Prokai, PhD, DSc, and Katalin Prokai-Tatrai, PhD,... Read more »

May 29, 2014

Discovery could lead to better treatments for glaucoma

For decades scientists have tried to understand how glaucoma develops in the eye.  Now a team of UNT Health Science Center researchers have identified a signaling pathway that appears to play a major part in the development of the incurable eye disease that affects more than 67 million people worldwide and that can lead to... Read more »

May 29, 2014

World-famous biochemist-geneticist to speak at GSBS commencement

J. Craig VenterPhoto courtesy Public Library of Science Biochemist-geneticist J. Craig Venter, PhD, best known for mapping and sequencing human DNA, will deliver on Friday the commencement address for UNT Health Science Center’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences graduation ceremony. The ceremony is from 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium. Dr.... Read more »

May 15, 2014

Testosterone therapy affects Mexican American men differently

Rebecca Cunningham, PhD Ads touting testosterone replacement therapy are ubiquitous on radio and television. But medical research has determined that its success at enhancing libido may come at a price. Researchers at UNT Health Science Center now report that while testosterone replacement therapy can damage brain health in some Caucasian men, Mexican-Americans appear to be... Read more »

Apr 2, 2014

RAD event celebrates UNTHSC research

More than 200 students, faculty and staff shared their scientific findings during the 22nd Annual Research Appreciation Day. Topics ranged from cardiac function in childhood cancer survivors to the health challenges of women who are homeless. The event attracted 500 attendees and highlighted the outstanding quality of research being conducted at UNT Health Science Center,... Read more »

Mar 25, 2014