Latest News

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Medicine

Channels:

Lung Cancer, Cancer Research, Cancer, Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ut Southwestern

UTSW Lung Cancer Researcher Named NCI Outstanding Investigator

deberardinis-desk-thumb.jpg

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has selected UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer researcher Dr. Ralph DeBerardinis to receive its prestigious Outstanding Investigator Award. The award includes annual funding of $600,000 for seven years to support Dr. DeBerardinis’ continuing research into changes in cellular metabolism that occur in cancer.

Medicine

Channels:

Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ut Southwestern, CPRIT Awards, Cancer Research, Breast Cancer

CPRIT Awards $34M to UTSW for Cancer Research, Recruitment

arteaga-wide.jpg

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has awarded UT Southwestern researchers more than $34 million for cancer research and faculty recruitment, including support for programs in pancreatic cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, and melanoma.

Medicine

Channels:

Mental Health, Trauma, Anxiety, Natural Disasters, Ut Southwestern

Coping with Mental Anxiety From Hurricanes Harvey, Irma

stairwell-to-nowhere-thumb.jpg

Communities devastated by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will spend years recovering from the destruction left in the storms’ wake.

Medicine

Channels:

Kidney Cancer, Ut Southwestern, Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, Immunotherapy

Combination Immunotherapy Improves Kidney Cancer Survival

hammers-hans.jpg

A combination immunotherapy treatment showed better overall survival in patients with previously untreated advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma than current therapy, according to results from a phase 3 clinical trial presented at a symposium for medical oncology in Spain.

Medicine

Channels:

Body Clock, Gut Bacteria, Fat, Body Fat, Body Composition, Ut Southwestern

Researchers Find That Body Clock, Gut Microbiota Work Together to Pack on the Pounds

hooper-wang-thumb.png

UT Southwestern researchers have uncovered new clues about how gut bacteria and the body’s circadian clock work together to promote body fat accumulation.

Medicine

Channels:

Heart Disease, Cardiology, Family History, heart attacks, Research, Ut Southwestern

South Asians with Family History of Heart Disease at Greater Risk

joshi-parag-body.png

New research by UT Southwestern cardiologists shows that people of South Asian descent with a family history of coronary heart disease are significantly more likely to have high levels of calcium buildup in their arteries – an indicator of higher risk for heart attacks.

Medicine

Channels:

Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, Colon Cancer, screening colonoscopy, Patient Care, Ut Southwestern

Letters, FIT Kits Can Triple Colon Cancer Screening Rates

singal-mccallister-halm.jpg

Sending a letter and, in some cases, a simple mail-in kit tripled colon cancer screening completion among low-income adults, researchers at UT Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Center report this week in JAMA.

Medicine

Channels:

Diabetes Research, Diabetes, Research, Type 2 Diabetes, Ut Southwestern, Basic Science

International Award Honors UT Southwestern Scientist for Diabetes Research

philipp-scherer-body.png

Dr. Philipp Scherer, Director of the Touchstone Center for Diabetes Research at UT Southwestern, will receive the 2017 EASD-Novo Nordisk Foundation Diabetes Prize for Excellence in recognition of his research that explains the relationship between body fat and type 2 diabetes.

Medicine

Channels:

Hurricane, Community Service, Dallas, Ut Southwestern, Natural Disaster

12 Years After Fleeing Katrina, Family Displaced by Harvey Seeks New Life in Dallas.

aples-recolor-wide.jpg

Flooded homes. People stranded on roofs. Rescue boats patrolling neighborhoods. Ashley Aples saw the chaos and panic engulf Houston in just a few days, and he knew from experience it was time to flee.

Medicine

Channels:

Patient Care, Medical Center, DFW, Health Care, Medicine, Ut Southwestern

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

frisco-facility.png

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 County.







Chat now!