April 17, 2009
  In theNews

Dillon speaks on stimulus money
New stimulus money granted from  the National Institutes of Health (NIH) could mean big bucks for the Health Science Center, according to Glenn Dillon, PhD, vice president of research administration. Dr. Dillon told the Dallas Business Journal thatour researchers are working “fast and furious” to get their fair share. The article examined how much of the NIH’s new one-time $10.4 billion in stimulus money could affect our area’s research institutions. The article also appeared in the Charlotte Business Journal.

”Diagnosing” art
The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (TCOM) Eye for Detail program was featured in this week’s Fort Worth Business Press. The article followed 16 first-year TCOM students through the Amon Carter Museum as they examined portraits and photographs with a medical perspective, using clues in the works to diagnose the subjects. Bruce Dubin, DO, JD, and Shamin Masrour, TCOM Class of 2012, were quoted in the article.

DNA Lab’s Adams in Associated Press
George Adams, program director for the UNT Center for Human Identification, was quoted in an Associated Press article about the growing national movement to get families with a missing member to submit DNA samples to the lab for inclusion in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Combined DNA Index System, or CODIS, database for this purpose. The article appeared in the Schenectady, NY, Daily Gazette; local KRLD NewsRadio 1080; Corpus Christi’s KRISTV.com; wcbstv.com in Long Island, NY; and New York City’s Newsday.com.


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