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.

Researcher Aims to Update Gene Editing System for Brain Studies

Dr. Jonathan Ploski A UT Dallas researcher is taking a new trend in gene editing, called CRISPR/Cas9, and developing ways to make it more flexible and precise for potential use in psychiatric and brain disorders. read more

Kids Practice, Improve Social Skills in Virtual World

Dr. Daniel Krawczyk Research from the Center for BrainHealth at UT Dallas shows that a new virtual reality training program is producing positive results for children who have autism or Asperger's syndrome. read more

Presidential Appointment Trends Examined

sabharwal A new UT Dallas study found significant differences in the rate that minorities and women were appointed to top federal jobs under the Democratic and Republican presidents between 1993 and 2013. read more

NIH Funds to Spur Development of Hearing Technology

Dr. Issa Panahi A UT Dallas team has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop an open-source platform that will enable researchers and companies to create hearing enhancing smartphone apps. read more

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