2017 Features

Meet some of our extraordinary nurses

Meet some of our extraordinary nurses

 

UT Southwestern is celebrating National Nurse’s Week from May 6, National Nurse’s Day, to May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, founder of modern nursing.

Kidney recipient turned employee views the transplant team through a unique lens

Kidney recipient turned employee views the transplant team through a unique lens

 

Mr. Havens started on dialysis and on a life-changing course that would ultimately bring him back to UT Southwestern – but not as a patient.

Four UTSW nurses inducted into DFW ‘Great 100’ of 2017

Four UTSW nurses inducted into DFW ‘Great 100’ of 2017

 

The annual awards presentation honors 100 RNs working in North Texas.

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.

Lots of smiles and dreams made on Match Day

Lots of smiles and dreams made on Match Day

 

Match Day 2017 fell on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, adding an extra level of festivity to the air, and perhaps even some good luck to the annual residency program matching ceremony.

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.

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.

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.