NTX Magazine Volume 1 - Page 34

Industry Spotlight HEALTH CARE A Healthy Investment New programs, innovative research and care help drive local economy health industry employment is greater than the health industry of 31 other states combined. The area continues to gain recognition as having a top-tier medical hub with millions of dollars in research granted each year for the development of new technologies and products. The area’s research institutions are internationally recognized for their various works. The University of North Texas at Denton, the University of Texas at Dallas and the University of Texas at Arlington are among the state’s seven “emerging research” universities, and are expanding their programs and funding in an effort to become worldclass, tier-one research institutions. W Pioneering Cancer Research Hether it’s for nationally As the only NCI-designated cancer center in North Texas, UT Southwestern Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center is pioneering a new frontier of cancer research and care. It’s located within the campus of UT Southwestern Medical Center, which c ۜ