Research Centers and Institutes

Cardiovascular Research Institute (CRI)

The Cardiovascular Research Institute (CRI) is a multidisciplinary institute with a goal of promoting basic and clinical research, clinical advancement and community outreach programs in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease.

Center for Fluorescence Technologies and Nanomedicine (CFTN)

The Center for Fluorescence Technologies and Nanomedicine (CFTN) goal is to efficiently transfer new technologies for commercialization and fast utilization of fluorescence technologies by the public.

FOR HER (Focused on Resources for her Health, Education and Research)

FOR HER's mission is to improve women's health across the spectrum of ages and cultures through excellence in clinical care, research and education.

Health Institutes of Texas (HIT)

The Health Institutes of Texas (HIT) was formed in 2006 in response to UNTHSC's growing expertise in public health, interdisciplinary scientific research, medical education and health care delivery. HIT provides the University with an innovative way to translate information and research into new models of care and provider training.

Currently UNTHSC has nine active research institutes and centers.

Institute for Aging and Alzheimer s Disease Research (IAADR)

The Institute for Aging and Alzheimer s Disease Research (IAADR) promotes research into the basic mechanisms and clinical assessment of preventable brain aging and translates these results into application for the welfare of the citizens of Fort Worth, the Metroplex and the Nation.

Institute for Cancer Research (ICR)

The  Institute of Cancer Research (ICR)  serves as the focus for academic leadership in all aspects of cancer research and education within UNTHSC and surrounding areas of Fort Worth and North Texas.

Institute of Applied Genetics (IAG)

The mission of the Institute for Applied Genetics (IAG) is to improve the safety, security, and quality of life through the application of genetics.

North Texas Eye Research Institute (NTERI)

The North Texas Eye Research Institute (NTERI) is dedicated to preserving vision and curing eye disease through promotion of interdisciplinary research teams.

Texas Prevention Institute (TPI)

The Texas Prevention Institute is dedicated to conducting innovative translational research focusing on primary care and chronic disease prevention.  It is comprised of three components:

Center For Community Health (CCH)

This research center promotes and fosters interdisciplinary broad-based partnerships to conduct policy-relevant health research and enhance community capacity for prevention ultimately leading to elimination of health disparities in the North Texas area.

Primary Care Research Center (PCRC)

Improving the health of Texas citizens through interdisciplinary primary care, public health research and education is the mission of the Primary Care Research Center (PCRC)

The Texas Center for Health Disparities (TCHD)

The Texas Center for Health Disparities (TCHD) is an NIH-designated EXPORT center established in September of 2005 to prevent, reduce and eliminate health disparities in our communities through research, education and community relations.

This page last updated 27th Feb 2014