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Willow’s strength: Parents work with UTSW to save daughter from deadly metabolic disease

The family’s hope for Willow stems from a gene therapy center at UT Southwestern Medical Center where leading experts are engineering innovative treatments for some of the world’s rarest brain diseases.
21-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Surgery, radiation therapy equally effective in treating oropharyngeal cancer

Adding more evidence to the comparison between radiation therapy and surgery in treating an increasingly diagnosed head and neck cancer, a new study by researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center found no major long-term differences in the...
20-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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CRISPR Screen Identifies Gene That Helps Cells Resist West Nile, Zika Viruses

UT Southwestern researchers today report the first use of CRISPR genome-wide screening to identify a gene that helps cells resist flavivirus infection.
17-Sep-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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$37 Million CPRIT Support Includes Funds for Pediatric Cancer Database

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has awarded more than $37 million to UT Southwestern for cancer research and prevention.
11-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Know the symptoms of AFib to prevent stroke and heart failure

Having atrial fibrillation (AFib) can increase your risk for stroke and heart failure. It’s vital to know your risk and get help before it strikes.
4-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CRISPR Halts Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Progression in Dogs

Scientists for the first time have used CRISPR gene editing to halt the progression of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in a large mammal, according to a study by UT Southwestern that provides a strong indication that a lifesaving treatment may be...
27-Aug-2018 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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LT Breathing Tubes After Cardiac Arrest Could Save 10,000 More Lives

Heart attack patients given a different type of breathing tube by paramedics had better survival rates than those treated by traditional intubation breathing tube methods – findings that could potentially save more than 10,000 lives annually,...
29-Aug-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Test Uncovers Metabolic Vulnerabilities in Kidney Cancer

A team of investigators used intraoperative infusions of labeled glucose in patients about to have surgery to remove the kidney cancer to assess how the tumors use glucose.
29-Aug-2018 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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UT Southwestern Leads Expert Consortium Refining Prognosis of Invasive Kidney Cancer

24-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT

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

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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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