UTA In The News — Friday, March 3, 2022

Friday, Mar 03, 2023 • Media Contact : UT Arlington Media Relations

Innovative Cancer Treatment

UTA researchers are developing a system that can allow doctors to order more personalized cancer therapies, Inside Precision Medicine reports. George Alexandrakis, UTA professor of bioengineering, was awarded a $250,000 grant for the project.

Groundbreaking Celebration
Medical City Arlington broke ground on a major expansion project that includes a new patient tower, U.S. Fed News reports. Elizabeth Merwin, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation and chair of the hospital’s board of trustees, was on hand to mark the occasion.
Medication for Inmates

Advocates say inmates in Texas state jails are not being given the medications they were prescribed prior to being detained, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. Eli Shupe, UTA assistant professor of philosophy and humanities, noted the lack of access to some medical interventions for inmates while touring the Tarrant County Jail.