November 21, 2008
  In theNews


Faculty members in the news
The Star-Telegram noted the Health Science Center’s recent $2 million grant to study aging from the Reynolds Foundation, and Elena Bastida, PhD, associate dean for research in Social and Behavioral Sciences, was quoted in the Star-Telegram and STLToday.com on the critical need for attention to obesity in Hispanic Texans.

Also in the Star-Telegram, Scott Stoll, DO, PhD, chair and professor of OMM, explained the benefits of flotation therapy, and Janice Knebl, DO, MBA, professor and chair of Geriatrics and distinguished chair of Clinical Geriatrics, was quoted on the effects of art on patients with Alzheimer’s disease.

Dr. Bob Lanier received broad coverage on recent research on Xolair.  He is identified as medical director of the North Texas Institute for Clinical trials and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of North Texas Health Science Center.   

President Ransom’s latest column
Several newspapers picked up the story about Dr. Scott Ransom, UNTHSC president, speaking at a Controversies in Childbirth Conference, and his monthly column focusing on the dilemmas associated with the uninsured was published in the Fort Worth Business Press on Nov. 10. Read his column here.

DNA lab on America’s Most Wanted
An Angleton, Texas, news site outlined an ongoing capital murder case quoting Farah Plopper, forensic technologist, on DNA evidence, and the DNA lab was mentioned in an America's Most Wanted segment out of Arkansas.
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