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UTSW researchers take new approach to fight viral infections

A new approach that targets the cellular machinery that viruses need to reproduce – rather than the virus itself – appears to stem replication of a common childhood pathogen known as respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), UT Southwestern researchers...
24-Jan-2022 5:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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O’Donnell Brain Institute researcher garners Hackerman Award for insight into brain receptors

UT Southwestern structural biologist and neuroscientist Ryan Hibbs, Ph.D., has received a 2022 Norman Hackerman Award in Chemical Research. The prize recognizes his work investigating the structure and function of receptors on the surfaces of brain...
19-Jan-2022 1:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UT Southwestern develops nanotherapeutic to ward off liver cancer

Physician researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center have developed an innovative nanotherapeutic drug that prevents cancer from spreading to the liver in mice.
14-Jan-2022 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Metabolic vulnerabilities could be new targets for metastatic breast cancer

Metabolic differences could explain why some metastatic breast cancer cells rapidly generate tumors after migrating from primary tumors to the brain, while others linger for months or years before forming these secondary tumors, UT Southwestern...
12-Jan-2022 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Food pantry clients say pandemic increased food insecurity, psychological stress

A novel study by UT Southwestern researchers who conducted interviews as the nation shut down due to COVID-19 tells the stories of those who routinely faced hunger before the pandemic upended their lives. The research, which could be used to improve...
5-Jan-2022 12:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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More than two decades of UTSW research paves way for first-in-kind drug

A first-in-kind immune-modulating drug that arose from decades of basic research at UT Southwestern Medical Center has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a new treatment for adults with a form of myasthenia gravis. This...
3-Jan-2022 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UTSW working to reprogram cells to strengthen immunity in geriatric patients

What if the key to aging well lies in reprogramming immune system cells to strengthen them against infections and cancer? Researchers at UT Southwestern are working to find out.
21-Dec-2021 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Dallas study finds expectant women in areas with worse health disparities have greater risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center studied outcomes for young women at a county hospital and found that while 97% of them accessed prenatal care, those with greater social needs were associated with adverse outcomes both during pregnancy...
16-Dec-2021 4:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UT Southwestern has these sources for your reporting on the Chinese coronavirus

22-Jan-2020 12:30 PM EST

Texas Mandate: Largest High Schools to Report All Concussions to Statewide Registry

Starting this fall, the biggest public high schools in Texas are required to report all sports concussions to a central database as part of one of the nation’s largest statewide endeavors to track brain injuries in youth athletics.
21-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Reconsider the 'Peanuts and Cracker Jacks'

11-Apr-2019 4:20 PM EDT

Psychology Behind Tax Procrastination

Research shows that most people file taxes based on how much cash they have on hand and if they expect a payment or a refund,
10-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Scientists Weigh in on Debate to Quash Daylight Saving

14-Mar-2019 2:35 PM EDT

Rate of Highchair Misuse Climbs

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports a 25 percent leap in children injured using highchairs – the biggest jump in large-volume categories that included highchairs, strollers, cribs/mattresses, and infant carriers.
18-Feb-2019 4:45 PM EST

Time for Dallas to Capitalize on Biotech Potential

Dallas is well-known for its oil industry, corporate headquarters, and technology startups. But did you know that the science behind some of the best-selling prescription drugs of all time was developed here?
17-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST

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UT Southwestern Leads Expert Consortium Refining Prognosis of Invasive Kidney Cancer

24-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT

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