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Thanks to improved stroke treatment, the death rate from strokes has declined over the past 20 years. However, many people still don’t recognize stroke symptoms or realize strokes are medical emergencies.Stories & Insights
Research and Innovation
Investigations into cancer, neuroscience, heart disease and stroke, and many other fields keep UT Southwestern at the forefront of medical progress.
Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center have developed a first-of-its-kind nanoparticle vaccine immunotherapy that targets several different cancer types.News Releases
Education and Training
As one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, UT Southwestern trains the physicians, medical scientists, and health care professionals of the future.
The event, which students from all three of UT Southwestern’s schools spend a year organizing and conducting, offers many people in the neighborhood a handy opportunity to see a doctor and take part in preventive and informational health sessions.News Releases
The story of UT Southwestern is one of phenomenal growth, fueled by exceptional people with an extraordinary vision: to establish an academic medical center second to none.
Whether it’s delivering leading-edge patient care, conducting groundbreaking research, or educating the next generation of health care providers, UT Southwestern is doing more than simply providing today’s treatments. We’re delivering …
The future of medicine, today.
Cyclotron boosts research opportunities and imaging capabilities for catching, tracking cancer
Housed underground and secured behind six-foot thick concrete vaults is a 22-ton machine speeding up scientific discovery at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
UTSW scientists invent new way to see proteins in motion
Scientists at UT Southwestern have succeeded in perfecting an imaging technology that opens the door for better understanding the mechanisms of disease. The new technique allows them to watch proteins in action in real time.
Early trial of new breast cancer treatment reduces regimen to a few days
A recent phase one clinical trial at UT Southwestern successfully decreased early-stage breast cancer treatments from nearly two months to just days. The new approach hopes to ease the burden for cancer patients who are already coping with an upsetting diagnosis.
Nanoparticle technology 'lights up' cancer
A breakthrough in nanoparticle technology at UT Southwestern is improving the precision of cancer surgery. Using a pH threshold sensor that illuminates cancer tissue, surgeons can more accurately distinguish cancerous from healthy tissue, and more easily and carefully remove tumors.
Minimally invasive heart surgery gives East Texas man new life
He went from thinking he was hours from death to feeling 25 years younger. Tommy Lloyd of Longview, Texas credits a unique heart surgery at UT Southwestern for not only saving his life, but allowing him to live life fully.