Date: Oct. 26, 2011
Event: Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Health Care
When: Friday, Nov. 18, 7:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Where: McCombs School of BusinessRead more
Teaming Up Against Birth Defects: John Wallingford and Tim George work at different ends of the biomedical-health-care spectrum. Wallingford is a scientist doing basic research at The University of Texas at Austin. Using frogs and mice as models, he studies how embryos develop and what can go wrong in development. George is a pediatric neurosurgeon at Dell Children's Medical Center. Among his patients are children with birth defects.Read more
University scientist John Wallingford and surgeon Tim George are teaming up to find ways to translate the basic discoveries made in Wallingford's laboratory for use in George's examination room. They want to reduce birth defects, particularly neural tube defects, the second most common class of birth defects behind heart problems.Read more
Dr. John Wallingford in the College of Natural Sciences and Dr. Tim George with the Dell Children's Medical Center highlight ways in which the new Dell Pediatric Research Institute (DPRI) will allow critical relationships to be forged between clinicians and researchers.Read more