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CPRIT Awards UT Southwestern Faculty $26 Million in Prevention, Research, and Recruitment Grants to Help Combat Cancer

UT Southwestern Medical Center faculty have received 19 grants totaling more than $26 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to expand cancer screenings, investigate the effectiveness and viability for cancer...
28-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

High Insulin Levels Tied to Obesity Pathway


UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a crucial link between high levels of insulin and pathways that lead to obesity, a finding that may have important implications when treating diabetes.
25-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Researchers Obtain Key Insights Into How the Internal Body Clock Is Tuned


Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found a new way that internal body clocks are regulated by a type of molecule known as long non-coding RNA.
18-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Applying New Cholesterol Guidelines to a Patient Population Reduces Heart Attacks, Strokes


A study from UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers found that recently introduced cholesterol guidelines would significantly reduce new cardiovascular events, when compared to treatment based on previous cholesterol guidelines.
18-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

New Gene Editing Method Shows Promising Results for Correcting Muscular Dystrophy


UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers successfully used a new gene editing method to correct a mutation that leads to Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in a mouse model of the condition.
14-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Medicinal Oil Reduces Debilitating Epileptic Seizures Associated with Glut 1 Deficiency, Trial Shows


A rare metabolic disease that caused hundreds of seizures daily for 6-year-old Chloe Olivarez is now significantly under control as part of a clinical trial led by Dr. Juan Pascual that uses a medicinal oil for treatment.
11-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

CRI Scientists Pinpoint Gene Likely to Promote Childhood Cancers


Researchers at the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) have identified a gene that contributes to the development of several childhood cancers, in a study conducted with mice designed to model the cancers
11-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Ten Highly Cited UT Southwestern Researchers Among 2014 World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds


Ten UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are among the most highly cited researchers in the U.S., earning them a place on Thomson Reuters’ 2014 list of the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds.
28-Jul-2014 2:00 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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