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Poor Fitness Linked to Weaker Brain Fiber, Higher Dementia Risk

Scientists have more evidence that exercise improves brain health and could be a lifesaving ingredient that prevents Alzheimer’s disease.
14-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cancer Researcher's Life Saved by CAR-T Treatment

Dr. Woodring Wright, a UT Southwestern Professor of Cell Biology who studies the end caps of chromosomal DNA, called telomeres, hoping to find ways to fight aging and cancer, had multiple myeloma.
14-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


CAR-T Clinical Trial Enrolling Multiple Myeloma Patients

UT Southwestern Medical Center is one of nine exclusive sites in the country enrolling multiple myeloma patients for a clinical trial of the CAR-T “living drug” therapy for cancer.
14-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Study Shows Liver Cells with Whole Genome Duplications Protect Against Cancer

Researchers at the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute (CRI) at UT Southwestern have discovered that cells in the liver with whole genome duplications, known as polyploid cells, can protect the liver against cancer.
9-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Blood Test Plus Ultrasound Boosts Liver Cancer Detection by 40 Percent

Combining ultrasound imaging with a blood test for high alpha fetoprotein (AFP) levels improves detection of early-stage liver cancer by as much as 40 percent, researchers at UT Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Center found.
9-Feb-2018 3:50 PM EST Add to Favorites


Warner Selected as EVP to Lead UT Southwestern Health System

Following a national search, renowned cardiologist Dr. John J. Warner, CEO of UT Southwestern’s University Hospitals, has been appointed to lead UT Southwestern’s patient care enterprise for the Medical Center.
8-Feb-2018 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

New CRISPR Method Efficiently Corrects DMD Defect in Heart Tissue

Scientists have developed a CRISPR gene-editing technique that can potentially correct a majority of the 3,000 mutations that cause Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) by making a single cut at strategic points along the patient’s DNA, according to...
6-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Following Treatment Guidelines More Important Than Volume for Assessing Heart Failure Care

Looking at how well hospitals adhere to treatment guidelines for heart failure is more important than comparing patient volumes at hospitals, new research shows.
5-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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

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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