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Smoking carries significant and well-documented health risks, but kicking the habit and taking steps to improve your health is not always easy.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.
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified an ion channel required for brain cells to suppress eating behavior in response to the hormone leptin or to the anti-obesity drug lorcaserin.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.
Hillary Evans, a second-year Medical School student and an Albert Schweitzer Foundation Fellow, was presented the 2017 Martin Luther King Scholarship for Community Service in the recent MLK Day Commemoration at UT Southwestern Medical Center.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.
Team approach helps protect patients from pancreatic cancer
A unique program at UT Southwestern arms patients diagnosed with a pancreatic cyst or who have a family history of pancreatic cancer with a team of experts committed to adding years to their lives.
Scientists uncover genetic pathway that orchestrates heart formation
Nearly one of every 100 babies is born with a congenital heart defect. Scientists at UT Southwestern are unraveling the mystery of why this happens by studying the genes that control the development of the heart as it grows in the womb.
Rare double transplant keeps life "playing on" for Texas musician
She was hours from death when UT Southwestern surgeons stepped in and made history. Andie Kay Joyner shares the story of her heart and liver transplant that gave her a renewed purpose in life.
Understanding how sex differences affect heart disease
A striking new study at UT Southwestern reveals when it comes to heart disease, differences between the sexes matters. The findings could improve the way women are diagnosed and treated.