The Alfred G. Gilman Memorial Symposium featured scientific presentations from 10 distinguished speakers on a broad range of topics that were of special interest to Dr. Gilman, including the 'birth' of G proteins.
When the plane hit the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, it sounded like cannon fire.
As UT Southwestern’s Department of Radiology celebrates its 60th anniversary, the team continues to blaze new trails in imaging and radiological services, including the opening this past year of its first cyclotron facility that generates radioisotopes.
Mary Alice Stam already was experiencing some classic stroke symptoms - slurred speech, dwindling vision, and inability to move her left side - by the time she arrived at UT Southwestern's Robert D. Rogers Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center.
Since the Moncrief Cancer Institute launched just after World War II as one of the first cancer centers in the nation and the first in the Southwest to pioneer community radiation therapy, expansion has been a constant.
The new Director of the Center for Human Nutrition is setting a course that aspires to make the Center the pre-eminent research institution in the country in metabolic diseases, especially obesity.
Six thousand participants, 200 published papers, two genes associated with fatty liver disease discovered, one breakthrough drug class – those impressive numbers add up to the Dallas Heart Study, a landmark investigation begun at UTSW 15 years ago.
At UT Southwestern, exceptional patient care is fueled by groundbreaking scientific research. One of the most evident examples of this synergy is seen in the treatment and research of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
Pushing the limits of physical exertion is just built into some people’s DNA, like that of endurance swimmer Ben Lecomte. The benefits of exercise, while intuitive to a degree, are firmly rooted in scientific discoveries taking place at UT Southwestern.
These decades-long efforts underscore the importance of the Simmons Cancer Center’s "matrix" approach, which fosters routine interaction across scientific disciplines.