The UT Southwestern cancer researchers calculated that between 14 and 25 percent of lung cancer patients reviewed also had autoimmune disease, and these individuals were more likely to be female and older.
The success of an international clinical trial that UT Southwestern Medical Center took part in paved the way for approval of an immunotherapy drug to treat advanced-stage lung cancer – signifying a major advancement in immune system-boosting alternatives to chemotherapy.
To keep pace with the growth of medical, research, and educational efforts, plans for the next transformative stages of UTSW’s ongoing evolution are in the works.
Using a new gene-editing technique, a team of scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center stopped progression of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in young mice.
Demonstrating the potential of precision medicine, an international study based at UT Southwestern Medical Center used next-generation DNA sequencing technology to identify more than 1,000 gene variants that affect susceptibility to systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
In a groundbreaking study led by UT Southwestern Medical Center, a comprehensive set of empirical brain-based biomarkers has been established to aid in diagnosis and treatment of psychosis.
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.
When the plane hit the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, it sounded like cannon fire.
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.
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.