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CPRIT Awards UTSW Faculty $22.5 Million for Recruitment and Research in Liver Cancer, Leukemia, and Immunotherapy


UT Southwestern Medical Center faculty was awarded eight grants totaling more than $22 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) for investigations into leukemia, liver cancer, and immunotherapy, as well as to...
24-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

New Liver Gives Mother of Three a Life Without Pain


Mrs. Linss’ medical problem was diagnosed as primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), a disease in which the bile ducts are damaged, causing bile to build up in the liver.
20-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST

November 2014 Health and Wellness Tips From UT Southwestern

November is Alzheimer’s awareness month
19-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

New Measurement of HDL Cholesterol Function Provides Powerful Information About Cardiovascular Risk


Groundbreaking research from UT Southwestern Medical Center shows that cholesterol efflux capacity (cholesterol efflux) appears to be a superior indicator of cardiovascular risk and a better target for therapeutic treatments than standard...
18-Nov-2014 9:15 AM EST

Testing of ER Patients for Heart Attack in Absence of Symptoms Widespread


Emergency rooms are testing many patients for markers of acute coronary syndrome who show no signs of having suffered a heart attack, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found.
17-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

Researchers Identify Gene Mutations and Process for How Kidney Tumors Develop


Using next generation gene sequencing techniques, cancer researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified more than 3,000 new mutations involved in certain kidney cancers, findings that help explain the diversity of cancer behaviors.
16-Nov-2014 9:00 AM EST

UT Southwestern Scientists Uncover Novel Looping Mechanism That Controls the Fitness of Cells, Impacting Aging and Disease


A novel looping mechanism that involves the end caps of DNA may help explain the aging of cells and how they initiate and transmit disease, according to new research from UT Southwestern Medical Center cell biologists.
14-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST

Study Identifying Cell of Origin for Large, Disfiguring Nerve Tumors Lays Groundwork for Development of New Therapies


UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have determined the specific type of cell that gives rise to large, disfiguring tumors called plexiform neurofibromas, a finding that could lead to new therapies for preventing growth of these tumors.
11-Nov-2014 12:00 PM 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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