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The highly competitive Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) award from the NCI is the first for kidney cancer research earned by a single institution, and only the second in the nation.
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.
Ex-vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) allows physicians to evaluate and recondition lungs, making lungs that would have been unsuitable for transplantation potentially viable.
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.