Research Impacts Posts

September 30th, 2020

Dr. Park’s Team is Working to Identify Alzheimer’s Disease Decades Before Memory Loss Becomes Apparent

Dr. Denise Park leads a scientific team that uses advanced imaging techniques to identify the earliest changes in the brain that likely signifies Alzheimer’s disease many years into the future. A poster has been created on this topic. By age 85, about 1/3 of older adults are afflicted. Dr. Park’s work plays an important role …read more

May 19th, 2020

Wind Energy with Dr. Rotea

Dr. Mario Rotea is the Erik Jonsson Chair and Professor and Department Head of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Rotea also serves as Director of UT Dallas’ WindSTAR Center. His research involves optimization and control of wind energy systems. Dr. Rotea took a beat to discuss why his research matters …read more

March 30th, 2020

Cannabis and the Brain with Dr. Francesca Filbey

Dr. Francesca Filbey is the Bert Moore Endowed Chair and Professor at the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently funded Dr. Filbey’s research at the Center for BrainHealth, part of The University of Texas at Dallas $2.5 million to examine cannabis …read more

February 11th, 2020

Impure Milk Means Health Risks for Populations Across the Globe

Research at the University of Texas at Dallas offers practical recommendations to solve the milk-quality problem. A poster was created about this topic. Milk is a vital nutritional staple, especially in the developing third world. Economically motivated adulteration of milk is a serious and common problem widely reported in many countries such as Brazil, China, …read more