Awasthis, Simpkins are Brilliant Minds

April 1, 2008

Fort Worth Texas magazine took note of two of the Health Science Center’s rising stars when it featured Dr. James Simpkins, Dr. Sanjay Awasthi and Dr. Yogesh Awasthi as three of Fort Worth’s most brilliant minds.  The Awasthis were recognized for their work in the fight to cure cancer through research on an elusive transfer protein called RLIP76. 

Dr. Simpkins’ pursuit of hormone therapy in the treatment of women with Alzheimer’s disease was highlighted, as well.  Early estrogen replacement is the key, according to Simpkins.

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HSC’s FitWorth providing dairy, produce for Fort Worth’s food insecure families

By Diane Smith The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s FitWorth program is partnering with GoFresh to provide boxes of food to hungry families struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. The collaboration will supply families with dairy and produce through the Un...Read more

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50 Heroes: Dr. Arthur Eisenberg

So many families with missing loved ones received closure thanks to Arthur “Art” Eisenberg. A pioneer in bringing DNA typing into both paternity testing and the field of forensic genetics, Dr. Eisenberg helped establish the UNT Center for Human Identification as well as The University of Nort...Read more

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Navigating through July 4th and the summer of COVID-19

By Sally Crocker In light of new state guidelines issued last week, HSC public health expert Diana Cervantes offers some tips on how to conduct July 4th gatherings and other summertime activities with friends and family. The advice comes after the Texas Governor’s Office closed bars and ...Read more

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Food insecurity concerns heighten for many as COVID-19 again surges

By Sally Crocker New HSC faculty member Charlotte Noble, PhD, MPH, and her family moved from Florida to Fort Worth in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, when little was yet known about the reach of the virus, its outcomes and how long it would last. Months later, as states like Texas...Read more

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