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National Trial First to Focus on Long-Term Complications Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Hypertension


UT Southwestern Medical Center — in collaboration with Parkland Health and Hospital System, Texas Health Resources, VA North Texas Health Care System, and ProHealth Physicians, Inc. of Connecticut — will lead the first National Institutes of...
19-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST

Scientists at UT Southwestern, Karolinska Institutet Identify New and Beneficial Function of Endogenous Retroviruses in Immune Response

Researchers at UT Southwestern and Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, found that endogenous retroviruses (ERV) play a critical role in the body’s immune defense against common bacterial and viral pathogens.
18-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

UT Southwestern Neuro-Oncologists Discover Cancer Cells Can Burn Acetate for Fuel

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have discovered that brain tumors are capable of burning acetate for fuel, providing a new potential target for halting tumor growth.
18-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST

Real-Time Radiation Monitor Can Reduce Radiation Exposure for Medical Workers


It’s a sound that saves. A “real-time” radiation monitor that alerts by beeping in response to radiation exposure during cardiac-catheterization procedures significantly reduces the amount of exposure that medical workers receive, UT...
16-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST

Researchers Identify a Therapeutic Strategy That May Treat a Childhood Neurological Disorder


UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a possible therapy to treat neurofibromatosis type 1 or NF1, a childhood neurological disease characterized by learning deficits and autism.
15-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST

Signaling Mechanism Could Be Target for Survival, Growth of Tumor Cells in Brain Cancer


UT Southwestern Medical Center neurology researchers have identified an important cell signaling mechanism that plays an important role in brain cancer and may provide a new therapeutic target.
15-Dec-2014 8:00 AM EST

UT Southwestern Microbiologists Discover How Gut Bacterial Resources Are Hijacked to Promote Intestinal and Foodborne Illnesses


UT Southwestern Medical Center microbiologists have identified key bacteria in the gut whose resources are hijacked to spread harmful foodborne E. coli infections and other intestinal illnesses.
10-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST

UT Southwestern Scientist Honored as Rising Star in Texas Research


The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST) has selected Dr. Yuh Min Chook, Professor of Pharmacology and of Biophysics at UT Southwestern Medical Center, as the recipient of the 2015 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in...
9-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

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Super Bowl 2011 News Tips

Are the Green Bay Packers all the way back? Will the Pittsburgh Steelers capture their third NFL championship in the past six years? The experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center can’t predict the outcome of the game just down the road in...
3-Feb-2011 3:15 PM EST

Flu Tips 2009

Flu tips from UT Southwestern Medical Center.
23-Nov-2009 12:00 PM EST

Cancer Experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center

The following physicians are top experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center in the fields of lung cancer, radiation oncology and breast cancer.
4-Apr-2008 1:00 PM EDT

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