UT Southwestern Medical Center cell biologists have identified a new method for determining the length of telomeres, the endcaps of chromosomes, which can influence cancer progression and aging.
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People who visit their primary care physicians are more likely to get potentially life-saving colon cancer screenings and follow up on abnormal stool blood test results – even in health systems that heavily promote mail-in home stool blood tests...
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UTSW University Hospital CEO Dr. John Warner named President-Elect of the American Heart Association
Dr. John J. Warner, Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of UT Southwestern Medical Center University Hospitals, will become President-Elect of the American Heart Association on July 1 for 2016-2017, then serve as President of the AHA for the...
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UT Southwestern Study Finds New Enzyme with Structure That Could Explain How Heart Can Beat Optimally
The heart is the only muscle that contracts and relaxes continuously over a lifetime to pump oxygen-rich blood to the body’s organs. Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center now have identified a previously unrecognized enzyme that could...
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Texan Is First Adult in U.S. To Receive Updated Stem Cell Transplant for Leukemia Treatment at UT Southwestern
Texan Chuck Dandridge became the first adult in the U.S. to receive a newly modified stem cell transplant that uses genetically engineered blood cells from a family member, announced researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Harold C....
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A significant proportion of lung cancer patients also have autoimmune disease, which may make them unsuitable for increasingly popular immunotherapy treatments, a team of researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Harold C. Simmons...
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UT Southwestern Study Shows Zika Virus Directly Infects Brain Cells and Evades Immune System Detection
The mosquito-borne Zika virus linked to microcephaly and other neurological problems in newborns of affected mothers directly infects the brain progenitor cells destined to become neurons, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report in a study...
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UT Southwestern Physicians First in Texas to Transplant Lungs Using New Technology to Make More Organs Viable
Transplant surgeons at UT Southwestern Medical Center have performed the first lung transplant in Texas using donated lungs treated with new technology known as ex-vivo lung perfusion.
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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...
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The following physicians are top experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center in the fields of lung cancer, radiation oncology and breast cancer.
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