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Joseph Hill, M.D., explains why data from the COMPASS trial marks an advance in the challenge to reduce blood clots.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.
Sending a letter and, in some cases, a simple mail-in kit tripled colon cancer screening completion among low-income adults, researchers at UT Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Center recently reported in JAMA.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.
Stress is part of both medical and graduate education, but leading academic medical centers across the country have recognized its accumulative downside and are working to address some of the factors that can sidetrack students’ and trainees’ paths to success.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 …
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Paralympian inspires pursuit of adaptive sports
Darlene Hunter was 4 years old when a tragic accident took away her ability to walk. Today, she is a decorated athlete in adaptive sports teaming up with UT Southwestern to show others with impairments they can be as good as gold.
Breakthrough discovery to treat prosthetic joint infections
For the 7 million Americans living with artificial knees and hips, one of the most serious health threats is an infection near the implant. New research at UT Southwestern has found that treating the infection through external use of a magnetic field at the site of the implant could one day replace multiple surgeries and weeks of IV antibiotics.
Hello baby! Medical student aces surprise delivery
Fourth year medical student Nicholas Spendlove recently celebrated his son’s first birthday in the same apartment where he unexpectedly delivered him last fall. He credits his Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship at UT Southwestern for helping his wife deliver a healthy baby when there was no time to make it to the hospital.
New pathway boosts body’s fight against bacterial attack
Our bodies are full of bacteria. Much of it is good, but some of it is bad, especially when it invades the lining of the intestines and causes inflammatory bowel disease. Researchers at UT Southwestern have uncovered an alternative immune defense mechanism that could lead to better drugs for Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis patients.
Overcoming therapy-resistant depression
Imagine battling severe depression for decades, but nothing works. That was the reality for 64-year-old Janice Blake. The loving grandmother says she even considered taking her own life until electroconvulsive therapy at UT Southwestern Medical Center saved it.