Research at UT Dallas

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The Office of Research fosters the advancement of cutting-edge research discoveries and technology at the University of Texas at Dallas, an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas that has achieved Tier One national research status.

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thumbnail Lipid Research May Help Solve COVID-19 Vaccine Challenges 
This illustration depicts a proteoliposome — a spherical bilayer of fat molecules (white and blue) — stabilized in a structure called a zeolitic-imidazole framework composed of zinc and methylimidazole. Inserted into the lipid bilayer — which mimics a cell membrane — are modeled structures of CopA proteins, with a section (in pink) that resides inside [...]

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thumbnail Study Shows Benefits of Virtual Reality in Measuring Memory
In a new study, researchers from The University of Texas at Dallas have demonstrated the advantages of using virtual reality to measure how people handle tasks that tax their memory and to assess the strategies people use to make each task easier. Dr. Daniel Krawczyk, professor of psychology and holder of the Debbie and Jim [...]

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thumbnail Researchers Explore Link Between Iron, Beta-Amyloid in Memory Disorders
In this illustration, amyloid plaques (white) are shown on neurons affected by Alzheimer’s disease. UT Dallas scientists suggest that beta-amyloid and iron may play roles in the shrinking of a brain region key for processing and recording memories. In recent years, neurology researchers have shown that accumulation of the protein beta-amyloid in the brain is [...]

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