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Immunotherapy: The autoimmune disease downside

Immunotherapy: The autoimmune disease downside

 

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.

Trial advances game-changing immunotherapy for lung cancer

Trial advances game-changing immunotherapy for lung cancer

 

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.

Growing to meet future needs

Growing to meet future needs

 

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.

Gene editing: A promising future treatment for DMD

Gene editing: A promising future treatment for DMD

 

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.

DNA sequencing technology unlocks the genetics of lupus

DNA sequencing technology unlocks the genetics of lupus

 

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).

Study identifies brain-based biomarkers in psychosis

Study identifies brain-based biomarkers in psychosis

 

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.

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.