Pathology News and Events

Protein associated with aggressive breast cancer.

Protein associated with aggressive breast cancer.

 

DALLAS – April. 18, 2018 – Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a protein that is strongly associated with metastatic breast cancer and that could be a target for future therapies. High levels of the protein ZMYND8 are correlated with poor survival in breast cancer patients, said Dr. Weibo Luo, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Pharmacology, and with the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center.

2018 Dallas Fort Worth Hospital Council Employee of the Year Nominee Francesca Lee, M.D.

2018 Dallas Fort Worth Hospital Council Employee of the Year Nominee Francesca Lee, M.D.

 

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Francesca Lee, M.D., as she was nominated by Dallas Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) for employee of the year.

2018 Society of Cardiovascular Pathology Young Investigators Award

2018 Society of Cardiovascular Pathology Young Investigators Award

 

Carolyn Glass M.D., Ph.D., Current Fellow in Thoracic Pathology receives the 2018 Society of Cardiovascular Pathology Young Investigators Award.

Could drugs used after an organ transplant protect against Alzheimer’s?

Could drugs used after an organ transplant protect against Alzheimer’s?

 

A UT Southwestern study in mice provides new clues about how a class of anti-rejection drugs used after organ transplants may also slow the progression of early-stage Alzheimer’s disease.

Performance Improvement Rock Star: Dr. Dan Noland, Assistant Professor of Pathology

Performance Improvement Rock Star: Dr. Dan Noland, Assistant Professor of Pathology

 

Dr. Noland, Medical Director of the Transfusion and Tissue Service at Children’s Medical Center gave a presentation to the CMC Dallas Quality Committee on work being done to reduce potentially inappropriate blood transfusions.