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Scientists Identify 170 Potential Lung Cancer Drug Targets Using Unique Cellular Library

After testing more than 200,000 chemical compounds, UT Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Center researchers have identified 170 chemicals that are potential candidates for development into drug therapies for lung cancer.
19-Apr-2018 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Southwestern Students Sponsor April 21 Health Fair Featuring Free Screenings, Immunizations, Sports Physicals at Rusk Middle School in Dallas

More than 500 UT Southwestern Medical Center students, physicians, and health professionals will team up on Saturday, April 21, for the 14th annual Carnaval de Salud, which provides free health care services to underserved populations in Dallas.
18-Apr-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UT Southwestern Nurses Named Among DFW’s Great 100 Nurses

Eight UT Southwestern Medical Center nurses are being honored at the 2018 DFW Great 100 Nurses event April 18 at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center recognizing outstanding local nursing professionals.
18-Apr-2018 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Identified a Protein Associated with Breast Cancer

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a protein that is strongly associated with metastatic breast cancer and that could be a target for future therapies.
18-Apr-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


FDA Approves New Standard of Care for Kidney Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted approval to the combination of two immunotherapy drugs, ipilimumab and nivolumab, for the treatment of metastatic kidney cancer.
17-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Why Alcohol, Sugar Lead to Thirst

UT Southwestern researchers identify a hormone that acts on the brain to increase the desire to drink water in response to specific nutrient stresses that can cause dehydration.
12-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Surgical Oncologist Zeh Named New Chair of Surgery

Dr. Herbert J. Zeh III, an innovator and leader in the field of pancreatic diseases and pancreatic cancer, has been selected as the next Chair of the Department of Surgery.
12-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Nijhawan Selected to Receive 2018 Seldin-Smith Award From ASCI

UT Southwestern’s Dr. Deepak Nijhawan became a co-recipient of the 2018 Donald Seldin-Holly Smith Award for Pioneering Research. The award recognizes Dr. Nijhawan’s work identifying targets for cancer treatment.
10-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Commentary: Pain Sufferers – and Physicians – Need Alternatives to Opioids

As the opioid epidemic continues to spread across the country, Texas is taking some important steps in the battle, from improved monitoring of prescription painkillers to expanded programs to treat addiction.
13-Mar-2018 3:25 PM EDT


Texas Health, UT Southwestern kick off new health care campus in Collin County

Texas Health Resources and UT Southwestern Medical Center joined today with Frisco city leaders to kick off a construction project that will bring an acute care hospital and multispecialty clinic complex to this rapidly growing part of Collin...
30-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT

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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