2013 Features

Corneal transplants go beyond saving sight

Corneal transplants go beyond saving sight

 

The UT Southwestern Transplant Services Center helps restore sight to individuals in our community on a daily basis.

Researchers report reprogramming common brain cells into neurons that form networks

Researchers report reprogramming common brain cells into neurons that form networks

 

Study shows it may one day be possible to regenerate neurons to treat traumatic brain injuries or disorders such as Alzheimer's.

Newly identified cell signaling suppressor may promote cancer, certain genetic diseases, UT Southwestern study finds

Newly identified cell signaling suppressor may promote cancer, certain genetic diseases, UT Southwestern study finds

 

Defective growth of the hair-like cell signaling and sensory organelle primary cilium has been linked to a number of genetic diseases.

Nine educators honored with Regents Outstanding Teacher Awards

Nine educators honored with Regents Outstanding Teacher Awards

 

The Outstanding Teaching Awards, the highest honor granted by the University of Texas System Board of Regents, were created in 2008 to recognize and reward faculty members who serve students in an exemplary manner.

Scientists discover novel protein partnership that provides vascular protection

Scientists discover novel protein partnership that provides vascular protection

 

Protein mix holds promise for new treatments for blood vessel disorders.

Medical School Class of 2013: Commit to do good things

Medical School Class of 2013: Commit to do good things

 

Members of the UT Southwestern Medical School took the final steps of their education on May 31 when they walked across the stage at commencement exercises held in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House.

‘Keep Cool': Simple advice for biomedical sciences graduates

‘Keep Cool': Simple advice for biomedical sciences graduates

 

David Mangelsdorf, Ph.D., spreads advice with the Class of 2013 that has stayed with him through the years.

United to Serve teaches healthy lessons to community

United to Serve teaches healthy lessons to community

 

More than 1,000 people descended on T.J. Rusk Middle School recently to participate in the Ninth Annual United to Serve.

Heart biomarker high in African-Americans

Heart biomarker high in African-Americans

 

A biomarker linked to heart problems in high-risk patients could increase the possibility of premature death in low-risk populations, and is especially high in African-Americans, a team of UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers has found.

Weakening a stubborn breast cancer in its most vulnerable genetic spots

Weakening a stubborn breast cancer in its most vulnerable genetic spots

 

Targeting these two genes for treatment offers the potential to make the most aggressive breast cancer among women more susceptible to new therapeutic compounds.