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UTA startup AbeXXa Biologics, reimagining cancer immunotherapy with global pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim
AbeXXa Biologics, named as one of the 40 Best University Startups in 2017, has received an initial investment from the Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund and signed a collaborative research agreement with the global corporation Boehringer Ingelheim.
Genome facility will be major boost for research in North Texas and beyond
The new North Texas Genome Center, a partnership between UTA and the University of North Texas Health Science Center, will provide massive DNA sequencing capability for regional biotech and medical research.
Chemistry professor receives prestigious state, national awards
Purnendu “Sandy” Dasgupta has been named the 2018 Distinguished Texas Scientist by the Texas Academy of Science and also was recently named the recipient of the 2018 American Chemical Society’s Division of Analytical Chemistry Chemical Instrumentation Award.
Scientist earns prestigious CAREER grant for her research
He Dong, associate professor of chemistry & biochemistry and joint associate professor of bioengineering, receives National Science Foundation funds to develop nanomaterials to treat antibiotic-resistant infections.
College of Science alumnus honored for excellence in healthcare
Dr. Ignacio Nuñez, M.D., a UTA Distinguished Alumnus, received the Fort Worth Business Press 2018 Healthcare Hero Award for his outstanding efforts as a physician and as a mentor to pre-med students.
UTA extends partnership with Apache Corporation on water quality study in West Texas
The Collaborative Laboratories for Environmental Analysis and Remediation at The University of Texas at Arlington and Apache Corporation have extended their partnership to study surface and groundwater quality in the Alpine High region of West Texas.
UTA researchers focus on pain management in older adults
Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington are focusing their attention on pain management in older adults, a segment of the population which presents a specific series of challenges to health providers.
UTA researchers identify proteins that may help stressed mitochondria to recover
Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington have identified proteins in a signaling pathway in mammals that help mitochondria recover from stress. The discovery could pave the way to the development of new treatments for cancer and some neurological diseases.
UTA’s Matsler wins statewide award for excellence in science education
Karen Jo Matsler, master teacher in science for UTA’s UTeach Arlington program, received the 2017 Skoog Cup College Faculty Award from the Science Teachers Association of Texas or STAT for her outstanding efforts in science education.
UTA researchers publish expert review on new cancer biomarkers
Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington have published a review article in the prestigious journal Cancer Research on the potential use of long non-coding RNA or lncRNA as novel biomarkers and therapeutic targets for cancer.