University of Texas at Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas, (UTD) was established in 1969 as a public university research institution. UTD is its brief 40-year history has distinguished itself in the field of mathematics, natural science, computer science, engineering science and cognitive science. The Alan G. MacDiamid NanoTech Research Institute, named after the Nobel Prize winner has achieved success in its carbon nanotube yarns and other breakthrough discoveries. Research in Space Science at UTD is respected among scientists world-wide. As an example, the center designed the mass spectrometer for the Phoenix Mars Lander.

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Neuroscience

Where does chronic pain begin? Scientists close in on its origins

A new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Health Science Center at Houston and Baylor College of Medicine has produced evidence of the source of chronic pain in humans, ...

Neuroscience

Lifespan brain study adds possible clue in predicting Alzheimer's

New research from The University of Texas at Dallas suggests that periodic evaluation of changing amyloid levels in certain brain structures may offer an important clue into who may be on a trajectory toward Alzheimer's disease.

Neuroscience

Enhanced rehab for stroke doubles movement recovery

A novel therapy technique invented by researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas has been shown in a pilot study to double the rate of upper limb recovery in stroke patients, a leap forward in treating the nearly 800,000 ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental illness study to explore patients' self-assessments

As the mental health community pursues new ways to improve the lives of the severely ill, a University of Texas at Dallas researcher is focusing on what can be learned from patients' answers to a simple question: "How do ...

Neuroscience

Study suggests brainwave link between disparate disorders

A brainwave abnormality could be a common link between Parkinson's disease, neuropathic pain, tinnitus and depression—a link that authors of a new study suggest could lead to treatment for all four conditions.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study looks at collaboration, facial recognition

Two heads are better than one—so goes the common adage. But are two heads collaborating really more effective at making decisions than two working independently?

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