2014 Features

Cardiologists identify delays in initiation of CPR in patients with LVADs

Cardiologists identify delays in initiation of CPR in patients with LVADs

 

Physicians at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a gap in current cardiopulmonary resuscitation guidelines and have proposed an algorithm for CPR in patients who have implanted left ventricular assist devices (LVADs).

$8.7 million grant awarded to researchers to study cause of intellectual disability

$8.7 million grant awarded to researchers to study cause of intellectual disability

 

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center received an $8.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study Fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited cause of intellectual disability in boys.

Deadline approaching for Office of Technology Development (OTD) internships

Deadline approaching for Office of Technology Development (OTD) internships

 

For the second straight year, the Office for Technology Development (OTD) is accepting applications for a pair of internships.

TEDMED Live 2014 at UTSW

TEDMED Live 2014 at UTSW

 

TEDMED Live 2014, the annual conference focusing on health care and medicine, continues Thursday afternoon in the Tom and Lula Gooch Auditorium on the South Campus.

Colleagues celebrate Dr. Duke Samson's career with sendoff

Colleagues celebrate Dr. Duke Samson's career with sendoff

 

Renowned neurosurgeon retires after 37 years at UT Southwestern.

Neuroscientists recognized with Klingenstein-Simons Fellowships

Neuroscientists recognized with Klingenstein-Simons Fellowships

 

UT Southwestern Medical Center neuroscientists Dr. Ryan Hibbs and Dr. Todd Roberts are among the 12 recipients selected for 2014 Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in the Neurosciences.

Goodman named 2014 Piper Professor

Goodman named 2014 Piper Professor

 

Honor recognizes pharmacology professor for instilling passion for science in young students.

Plaza named in honor of Seldin

Plaza named in honor of Seldin

 

UT Southwestern recently announced that the main South Campus plaza has been named the Dr. Donald Seldin Plaza, in honor of Donald Seldin, M.D., UT Southwestern Professor and Chairman Emeritus of Internal Medicine.

National Cancer Research Month in May recognizes innovative cancer research

National Cancer Research Month in May recognizes innovative cancer research

 

UT Southwestern's Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center has had major achievements in cancer research in the past year.

Statins reduce amputation risk in patients with peripheral artery disease

Statins reduce amputation risk in patients with peripheral artery disease

 

A team of UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers found in a recent study that use of statins greatly reduces the risk of amputation that many patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) face during treatment.