News Releases - 2015
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Guidelines bring Alzheimer's blood test one step closer
A simple blood test to detect early Alzheimer's disease is a step closer to being used to screen older adults.
Health Science Center to close for Memorial Day
The UNT Health Science Center will be closed Monday, May 25, for the Memorial Day holiday.
Making the ultimate gift to medicine
"The opportunity to learn anatomy by studying a real human is an irreplaceable experience," said Claire A. Kirchhoff, PhD. "Students learn things from donors that they could not learn from books or computer programs alone."
A big difference for a little girl
Before treatment at UNTHSC, Anaya's rashes were so itchy she scratched in her sleep, drawing blood. Warts appeared on her legs and spread to her hands and arms when she scratched.
Rutledge Foundation grant to aid Lacko's cancer treatment research
A $60,000 grant from the Rutledge Foundation is helping Dr. Andras Lacko, Professor of Physiology and Pediatrics, further his research on a drug-carrying delivery system that targets and destroys cancer cells.
The perfect place to make a lasting impact
“The Health Science Center is doing so many incredible things that we decided it was the perfect place for our money to make a lasting impact in our community,” Linda Honaker said. “This gift will benefit our children and our grandchildren for the future.”
Hundreds who create healthier communities will receive diplomas
Irene Reyes, MPH, is better equipped than ever to create healthier communities. She’s among more than 600 UNT Health Science Center students set to receive their diplomas May 16.
UNTHSC bike team raises $48K for MS
The UNTHSC Health's Angels bicycle team recently participated in an annual rally to fight multiple sclerosis. The team has raised $48,000 this year in the fight against MS, nearing its annual donation goal of $50,000.
Symposium aims to improve understanding of health information
One-third of Americans are in serious danger of misinterpreting information they need to stay healthy, according to a national study. They may be struggling to get by, or accomplished and well-educated. But they're not well-equipped to understand health information.
Forster awarded Denham Harman Award for aging research
This month, the American Aging Association will present Michael Forster, PhD, Chair of Pharmacology & Neuroscience, with the Denham Harman Research Award.
Workshop offers military veterans job-seeking skills
Military veterans and active military members gathered at UNT Health Science Center for a free job search training workshop led by Steve Sosland, a West Point graduate and Chief People Officer in the UNTHSC Office of People Development.
Health coaching technology helps a vulnerable population
A UNT Health Science Center team has developed a technology-assisted health coaching program to help formerly homeless people, who are more likely to suffer from physical and mental health disabilities, live more independent lives.
Public health students win two national awards
Mayor rides with UNTHSC team to fight MS
Summit will bring primary care experts to campus
Workshop to help military members, veterans enter workforce
In search of a good night's sleep
RAD speaker says national network to help recruitment for clinical trials
UNTHSC resident demonstrates leadership in dermatology field
New program incorporates research into medical training
May Street Rollers pedal their way to health and stress relief
National Osteopathic Medicine Week begins April 20
RAD speaker to discuss recruiting for clinical trials
UNTHSC physicians named 2015 Top Docs
Scouts earn badges at one-of-a-kind, student-led event
A teenager again
Recycle your electronics safely and securely
Public is invited to view young artists' work
Celebrating National Public Health Week
Fourth-year TCOM students travel to Guatemala to deliver care
Unlocking the secrets of autism
TCOM students find satisfaction in clinic work
Volunteers needed for clinical trials of Alzheimer's treatments
SPH educator honored by Texas Public Health Association
Barking up the right tree with a leading therapy-dog program
Visiting professor studies U.S. public health
Public Health student wins TPHA competition
With immunizations, UNTHSC removing barrier for high school students
Monitoring health from a patient’s home
Impact of air pollution on women’s health and birth outcomes
The envelope, please…. Fledgling physicians ‘match’ residencies
Symposium will address Alzheimer's disease from all sides
A TCOM couple waits for a “match”
UNTHSC to host Sports Medicine conference
Can cultural adaptation increase diabetes risk for Hispanic kids?
Carl Everett's planned gift will create endowed professorship
New roles for top leaders at UNTHSC
Offering hands of hope
Health Science Center to be closed Monday; UNT Health clinics remain open
Prevent falls in nasty weather
Running his way to good health
Looking out for you at the finish line
Icy weather cancels helicopter fly-in
Health screenings available at Cowtown Expo
A patient's best friend
New study carrels enhance learning at Lewis Library
Student pharmacists sharpen patient-communication skills
JPS earns Texas Hospital Association award for quality
A lifeline for traumatized children
Williams says health caregivers must put patient needs first
Web portal to help diversify biomedical workforce
UNTHSC Missing Persons Lab helps ID fourth person from Florida boys school
UNTHSC to host annual state advisors meeting
Expanding horizons for global change
NamUs' voice of compassion and competence
When Ebola came to Dallas, UNTHSC alum was prepared
New police dog sniffs out trouble on campus
Team members honored by Fort Worth Business Press for leadership and service
How to deal with resurgence of measles cases
Physician executive Dr. Michael Hicks to lead UNTHSC's clinical operations
With support from NIH, efforts to diversify biomedical workforce begin at UNTHSC
Alum becomes 1st DO to lead Dallas County Medical Society
Sniffing out remedies for 'cedar fever'
Certificate program focuses on critical role of food security
Community Garden is on the grow
Meal service with a smile can drive patient satisfaction
Operating with little room for error
A more effective way to identify elder abuse
Health Science Center to close Monday for MLK holiday