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UT Southwestern biochemist, molecular biologist to receive HHMI Emerging Pathogens awards

Two of UT Southwestern’s Howard Hughes Medical Institute researchers in biochemistry and molecular biology will lead separate teams as part of HHMI’s Emerging Pathogens Initiative (EPI) targeting infectious diseases that pose a threat to human...
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Gene editing halts damage in mice after heart attacks in UT Southwestern study

Editing a gene that prompts a cascade of damage after a heart attack appeared to reverse this inevitable course in mice, leaving their hearts remarkably unharmed, a new study by UT Southwestern scientists showed. The findings, published in Science,...
20-Jan-2023 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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International policy adviser, epidemiologist Dr. Saad Omer selected inaugural dean for UT Southwestern’s O’Donnell School of Public Health

Internationally recognized epidemiologist Saad B. Omer, M.B.B.S, Ph.D., who currently directs the Yale Institute for Global Health, has been appointed the inaugural Dean of the Peter O’Donnell Jr. School of Public Health at UT Southwestern Medical...
19-Jan-2023 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UTSW Pharmacologist James Collins receives 2023 TAMEST Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award

James Collins III, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, will receive the 2023 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Biological Sciences from The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST)...
19-Jan-2023 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Cooling brain tumor cells could make headway in glioblastoma, UTSW researcher finds

Cooling brain tumor cells to stop them from dividing without killing healthy cells extended the survival of glioblastoma (GBM) animal models dramatically in a study led by a UT Southwestern resident. The findings, published in Science Advances,...
12-Jan-2023 1:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Virtual reality tool helps UT Southwestern physicians learn to de-escalate tense situations

An innovative virtual reality (VR) training tool – developed by UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Department of Emergency Medicine in partnership with UT Dallas – could soon play a major role in helping physicians recognize and respond to...
10-Jan-2023 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UTSW-led study shows promise for drug to treat upper urinary tract cancers

A team from 15 U.S. medical centers led by UT Southwestern Simmons Cancer Center researchers has performed the first analysis of a potentially game-changing drug to treat upper urinary tract urothelial cancers.
4-Jan-2023 12:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UT Southwestern rheumatologist recommends patients receive pneumococcal vaccine

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and other rheumatic conditions are more at risk for complications and death from pneumonia, meningitis, and other bacterial infections, yet most have not been vaccinated against infection.
28-Dec-2022 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UT Southwestern ophthalmologist shares techniques for cataract surgery complications

Patients undergoing cataract surgery typically have their natural lens replaced with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL). But complications occasionally arise that require the placement of a more surgically challenging secondary IOL. Several...
24-Jan-2023 7:05 AM EST

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Consider risks and alternatives before deciding on LASIK surgery, UT Southwestern ophthalmologists say

Patients considering LASIK vision correction surgery should weigh the risks as well as benefits and see a doctor who can assess whether they are a good candidate for the procedure, according to an ophthalmologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
13-Jan-2023 11:10 AM EST

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How parents can help their kids with asthma avoid serious attacks

UTSW pediatric pulmonologist highlights how to reduce risk of serious asthma attack
8-Nov-2022 4:05 PM EST

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UTSW Optometrist Offers Optimum Care Guidelines for Contact Lens Users

A recent viral video showing a California ophthalmologist removing 23 contact lenses from an elderly patient’s eye has drawn attention to the importance of properly using contact lenses to ensure the health of your eyes.
3-Nov-2022 2:05 PM EDT

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How to Protect Yourself Against Summer Urinary Tract Infections

Summertime means lots of opportunities for fun in the sun. But this year’s high temperatures also bring an increased risk of dehydration that can cause urinary tract infections (UTIs), said Maude Carmel, M.D., Associate Professor of Urology at UT...
3-Sep-2022 11:05 PM EDT

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Mothers with Diabetes Can Have a Healthy Breastfeeding Experience

Breastfeeding offers a wealth of benefits both for mothers and their babies. Although diabetes can complicate the process, it does not prevent mothers from giving their babies this wonderful start to life, according to UT Southwestern...
3-Sep-2022 11:05 PM EDT

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Preventing and Treating Swimmer’s Ear

Summertime trips to lakes or pools to escape the heat can sometimes lead to ear infections caused by excess moisture in the ear canal. Hongzhao Ji, M.D., Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at UT Southwestern, offers...
13-Jul-2022 2:35 PM EDT

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UTSW Infectious Diseases Experts Offer Advice on Second COVID-19 Booster

15-Jun-2022 1:20 PM EDT

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