Dennis Burns, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology, has received the 2016 Piper Award from the Minnie Stevens Foundation. Thirteen UT Southwestern faculty members have received the award.
Making More Lungs Viable
Ex-vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) allows physicians to evaluate and recondition lungs, making lungs that would have been unsuitable for transplantation potentially viable.
Zika Directly Infects Brain Cells
The findings will be valuable for further understanding how Zika causes severe brain-related problems and may serve as a platform for testing new therapies targeting the virus.
A Family Affair
Texan Chuck Dandridge became the first adult in the U.S. to receive a newly modified stem cell transplant that uses genetically engineered blood cells from a family member. Thanks to the procedure, his leukemia is now in remission.
UT Southwestern Receives Magnet® Status Magnet® status is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC); it is recognized nationally as the gold standard of nursing excellence.