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Researchers find potential new way to target lethal form of leukemia

New findings raise the possibility of a novel treatment for this subtype of blood and bone marrow cancer – known as acute myeloid leukemia or AML – by attacking a harmful molecule found on the cancerous cells and also reactivating the body’s...
23-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Neurofibromatosis patient is comfortable in her own skin

Charis Curbo says most of the time she doesn’t think about her NF1 and the thousands of tumors coating her back, her trunk, and other areas of her skin. “I’m just who I am. I’ll wear tank tops no matter what.”
22-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Marker Found for Condition That Causes Numerous Tumors

UT Southwestern researchers have made a major advance in uncovering the biology of how thousands of disfiguring skin tumors occur in patients troubled by a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). This scientific advance could slow...
22-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researcher Wins Breakthrough Prize for Innate Immunity Discovery

UT Southwestern biochemist Dr. Zhijian “James” Chen today was named winner of the prestigious 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for his discovery of the cGAS enzyme that launches the body’s immune defense against infections and cancers....
17-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Southwestern receives national excellence in diversity award

UT Southwestern Medical Center has received the 2018 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
16-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stem cell biologist Sean Morrison elected to the National Academy of Medicine

UT Southwestern Professor Dr. Sean Morrison, Director of the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute (CRI) at UT Southwestern, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and...
15-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists Unexpectedly Reprogram Mature Mouse Neurons

UT Southwestern researchers attempting to transform supporting brain cells into neurons instead reprogrammed mature inhibitory neurons into a different type of neuron that creates the neurotransmitter lost in Parkinson’s disease.
11-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Reversing Paralysis: Stem Cell Therapy Aims to Repair Spinal Cords Afflicted by Rare Disorder

By injecting patients with stem cells engineered to repair the central nervous system – called progenitor cells – UT Southwestern scientists are working to establish the first treatment that can repair spinal cords inflamed by transverse...
8-Oct-2018 4:05 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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