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A father’s heart attack transforms a daughter’s taxing life

A father’s heart attack transforms a daughter’s taxing life

Emily Pickett was just sitting down at home to a fast-food burger — a quick dinner after a full day at her job as a tax consultant. Then the call came.

Anyone can save a life with CPR

Anyone can save a life with CPR

Ahamed Idris, M.D., was a young researcher studying cardiac arrest and ventilation in 1986 when he witnessed firsthand the lifesaving capability of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, known as CPR.

Patients take flight to further science on zero-gravity effects

Patients take flight to further science on zero-gravity effects

Four cancer patients experienced a thrilling ride of a lifetime last year – a ride with a purpose to further research into how zero-gravity conditions in space affect the health of astronauts.

Taking a look at living cancer cells in 3-D

Taking a look at living cancer cells in 3-D

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have designed and built a microscope capable of creating high-resolution, 3-D images of living cancer cells in realistic, controllable microenvironments.

Wellstone Center targets new treatments for Muscular Dystrophy

Wellstone Center targets new treatments for Muscular Dystrophy

Using novel gene-editing techniques, researchers in UT Southwestern’s Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center aim to one day find a cure for a devastating muscle disease that weakens the muscles and often leads to premature death.