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Alfred G. Gilman Memorial Symposium Presentations

Alfred G. Gilman Memorial Symposium Presentations

 

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.

From Sept. 11 responder to Emergency Management Coordinator, Derek Trabon has a passion for safety

From Sept. 11 responder to Emergency Management Coordinator, Derek Trabon has a passion for safety

 

When the plane hit the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, it sounded like cannon fire.

Radiology blazes new trails, as department celebrates 60th anniversary

Radiology blazes new trails, as department celebrates 60th anniversary

 

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.

UTSW’s Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center certification raises bar in patient treatment, research

UTSW’s Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center certification raises bar in patient treatment, research

 

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.

A growing presence in Fort Worth

A growing presence in Fort Worth

 

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.

Dr. Jay Horton aims to take Center for Human Nutrition to the next level

Dr. Jay Horton aims to take Center for Human Nutrition to the next level

 

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.

The Dallas Heart Study at 15 years

The Dallas Heart Study at 15 years

 

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.

Working to beat diabetes through groundbreaking scientific research

Working to beat diabetes through groundbreaking scientific research

 

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.

Research solidifies connection between exercise and health

Research solidifies connection between exercise and health

 

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.

Game-changing findings elevate UTSW’s reputation in cancer research

Game-changing findings elevate UTSW’s reputation in cancer research

 

These decades-long efforts underscore the importance of the Simmons Cancer Center’s "matrix" approach, which fosters routine interaction across scientific disciplines.