Research News

See the latest news about discoveries, inventions, designs and scholarly achievements at UT Dallas – breakthroughs that are taking the University toward its goal of becoming one of the nation’s best public research universities.

For Doctoral Student, NIH Award Eases Path for Career in Pain Research

Candler Paige and Ted Price. Doctoral student Candler Paige, who studies how the origins of chronic pain differ between the sexes, has received a National Institutes of Health grant that will fund her work over the next six years. read more

From UTD to the Moon and Beyond: 50 Years and Counting

The landing of men on the moon and the genesis of UT Dallas are inextricably linked. As the anniversary of the astronauts’ first lunar steps nears, we look back at the Apollo connections that helped the University take a giant leap forward. read more

3D Brain Imaging May Improve Treatment Path for MS Patients

Three researchers standing in front of an MRI machine. Center for BrainHealth researchers joined colleagues at UT Southwestern Medical Center to study images of multiple sclerosis lesions, with the aim of learning to differentiate between injuries that are likely to heal and those that are not. read more

Biologists Design a Plug-and-Play Controller for Gene Expression

Three researchers posing together outdoors. UT Dallas researchers worked with colleagues from UT Tyler to engineer components that can rewire genetic response pathways, creating a template for designing new cellular behaviors with a wide range of potential applications. read more

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