TEXAS HEALTHCARE AND BIOSCIENCE INSTITUTE NAMES UNT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER RESEARCHER TO BOARD
FORT WORTH, Texasâ?? The Texas Healthcare & Bioscience Institute has elected Robert Gracy, PhD, of the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, to its board of directors.
At UNT Health Science Center, Dr. Gracy serves as the associate vice president of research and biotechnology. In addition to his administrative position at the health science center, Dr. Gracy continues his research on components of aging, such as Alzheimerâ??s disease, vision impairment and wound healing.
Dr. Gracy has previously received the Research Career Development and MERIT awards from the National Institutes of Health. Earlier this year, he received the International Achievement Award for Science and Medicine from the Worlds Affairs Council of Greater Fort Worth. He has published about 200 research papers and book chapters and holds two patents in biotechnology.
The Texas Healthcare & Bioscience Institute is composed of biotechnology, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies, universities and private research institutions, and companies that provide goods and services to core organizations. The goal of THBI is to develop solid information about the medical research and manufacturing community in Texas, and to make that information available to political leaders, the news media, venture capitalists, investment bankers, and the public.
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