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I’ll take ‘Cardiology fellows who won on Jeopardy’ for $500, Alex

I’ll take ‘Cardiology fellows who won on Jeopardy’ for $500, Alex

 

The UTSW fellows soundly defeated other teams of top-notch cardiology fellows from 32 states to win the national title.

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.

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.

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.

UTSW elevates Nursing Program and University Hospitals with Magnet achievement

UTSW elevates Nursing Program and University Hospitals with Magnet achievement

 

The hundreds of nurses who support UT Southwestern’s hospitals and clinics as front-line providers and stewards of exceptional patient care celebrated a significant milestone last year with the Medical Center’s achievement of Magnet designation, recognized as the gold standard of nursing excellence.

Southwestern Health Resources unfolds, expanding UTSW’s reach and capabilities

Southwestern Health Resources unfolds, expanding UTSW’s reach and capabilities

 

Southwestern Health Resources – the clinically integrated health care network formed by UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources in December 2015 – continued to develop and grow in 2016 with the announcement of its executive leadership and expansion of its affiliated physicians network.

Unraveling the mysteries of the brain at the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute

Unraveling the mysteries of the brain at the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute

 

With some of the best scientists and specialists in the nation, UT Southwestern’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute is poised to make lifesaving medical and scientific advances to help those affected by brain disorders.

Using nanoparticles to deliver tumor-suppressing therapy

Using nanoparticles to deliver tumor-suppressing therapy

 

UT Southwestern Medical Center chemists have successfully used synthetic nanoparticles to deliver tumor-suppressing therapies to diseased livers with cancer, an important hurdle scientists have been struggling to conquer.