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UT Southwestern Researchers Uncover New Brain Pathways for Understanding Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity


Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified neural pathways that increase understanding of how the brain regulates body weight, energy expenditure, and blood glucose levels – a discovery that can lead to new therapies for...
25-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Manipulation of Key Protein’s Action in the Brain Holds Potential for Development of Drugs to Fight Obesity and Diabetes


A protein that controls when genes are switched on or off plays a key role in specific areas of the brain to regulate metabolism, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found.
24-Jul-2014 12:55 PM EDT

UT Southwestern Cardiologists Among Elite Group Awarded Millions to Prevent Heart Disease


Researchers and clinicians at UT Southwestern Medical Center are among a small, select group at U.S. universities to receive inaugural funding from the American Heart Association (AHA) for work that takes aim at heart disease and stroke.
23-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

UT Southwestern Researcher Selected as Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences


Dr. Yunsun Nam, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Biophysics at UT Southwestern Medical Center, is among 22 early-career researchers named Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
18-Jul-2014 10:05 AM EDT

UT Southwestern Molecular Biology Researcher Selected for American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Merck Award


Dr. Zhijian “James” Chen has been named the 2015 recipient of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Merck Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to research in biochemistry and molecular biology.
17-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

MyChart Use Skyrocketing Among Cancer Patients


There has been a sharp increase in the number of cancer patients at UTSW using MyChart, the online, interactive service that allows patients to view laboratory and radiology results, communicate with their healthcare providers, and more.
9-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

UT Southwestern Among the "Most Wired," Thanks to Technology Designed for Better Patient Care


UT Southwestern Medical Center is on the national “Most Wired” hospitals list for a fourth consecutive year, thanks to its use of such technologies as databases to help physicians better identify high-risk patients and tools that keep...
9-Jul-2014 9:15 AM EDT

Sitting Too Much, Not Just Lack of Exercise, Is Detrimental to Cardiovascular Health


Cardiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center found that sedentary behaviors may lower cardiorespiratory fitness levels.
7-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

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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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