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Study: Gene Regulation in Brain May Explain Repetitive Behaviors in Rett Syndrome Patients


Naomi was diagnosed at age 2 with Rett syndrome, a rare, debilitating disease in which patients progressively lose brain function and the ability to walk. While she laughs, smiles and toddles around like most 3-year-olds, Naomi’s repetitive hand...
26-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Five UTSW Scientists Named Faculty Scholars by High-Profile Philanthropies


Five UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are among 84 scientists from 43 U.S. institutions chosen as Faculty Scholars, a new grant program of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the Simons Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates...
22-Sep-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

September 2016 Health and Wellness Tips

Health and wellness tips about diabetes during pregnancy, kids nutrition, and colon cancer.
22-Sep-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Neutrophils Are Key to Harnessing Anti-Tumor Immune Response From Radiation Therapy, Study Finds


Combining targeted radiation therapy with a neutrophil stimulant enhances anti-tumor immunity, according to new research into cancer immunology at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
21-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Examining Mitochondrial DNA May Help Identify Unknown Ancestry That Influences Breast Cancer Risk


Genetic testing of mitochondrial DNA could reveal otherwise unknown ancestry that can influence a person’s risk for certain types of breast cancer, a new study finds.
20-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Southwestern Scientists Enhance Ability of Antibiotics to Defeat Resistant Types of Bacteria Using Molecules Called PPMOs


Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have developed a strategy to overcome a key defense that drug-resistant bacteria use to fend off antibiotic attack.
16-Sep-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Drug-Loaded Synthetic Nanoparticles Can Distinguish Lung Cancer Cells From Healthy Cells

Researchers with the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center successfully developed a synthetic polymer that can transport a drug into lung cancer cells without going inside of normal lung cells.
14-Sep-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mother with Hearing Loss Discovers Rare Tumor, Helps Pioneer Surgery Through Ear


Ana Placencia stretched in bed after waking up one Saturday morning, when suddenly the hearing in her left ear became muffled.
14-Sep-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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