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UT Southwestern’s Technological Integration Places Academic Medical Center Among the “Most Wired” for Fifth Consecutive Year


UT Southwestern Medical Center is on the national “Most Wired” hospitals list for a fifth consecutive year, thanks to its use of such technologies as databases to help physicians better identify high-risk patients and tools that keep physicians,...
21-Jul-2015 8:05 PM EDT

Manipulating Molecule in the Brain Improves Stress Response, New Target for Depression Treatment


Increasing the levels of a signaling molecule found in the brain can positively alter response to stress, revealing a potential new therapeutic target for treatment of depression, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers said.
21-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Lipid Enzyme Heightens Insulin Sensitivity and Shows Promise as Potential Therapy to Treat Type 2 Diabetes, Study Shows


Reducing high concentrations of a fatty molecule that is commonly found in people with diabetes and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease rapidly improves insulin sensitivity.
16-Jul-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Dermatologist Offers Unique Treatment for Vitiligo Skin Discoloration


A UT Southwestern Medical Center dermatologist has improved a technique to transplant pigment cells that can repair the affected area of skin discoloration from vitiligo.
16-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Drug Shows Promise as Single-Dose Cure and as Preventive Treatment for Malaria


Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center and in Australia have shown that a drug currently in testing shows potential to cure malaria in a single dose and offers promise as a preventive treatment as well.
15-Jul-2015 1:30 PM EDT

NIH National Cancer Institute Awards Top-Tier Comprehensive Status to UT Southwestern’s Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center


The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center its highest designation, making it one of only 45 cancer centers nationally to receive this distinction over the past 44...
10-Jul-2015 6:05 AM EDT

Regenerative Medicine Biologists Discover a Cellular Structure That Explains Fate of Stem Cells


UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists collaborating with University of Michigan researchers have found a previously unidentified mechanism that helps explain why stem cells undergo self-renewing divisions but their offspring do not.
1-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Researchers Find Molecular Mechanisms Within Fetal Lungs That Initiate Labor


Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified two proteins in a fetus’ lungs responsible for initiating the labor process, providing potential new targets for preventing preterm birth.
22-Jun-2015 4:00 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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