Researchers have identified a network of neurons that plays a vital role in learning vocalizations by aiding communication between motor and auditory regions of the brain.
Using a new skin cell model, researchers have overcome a barrier that previously prevented the study of living tissue from people at risk for early heart disease and stroke.
The leading cause of acute gastroenteritis linked to eating raw seafood disarms a key host defense system in a novel way: It paralyzes a cell’s skeleton, or cytoskeleton.
Dr. Frederick Grinnell, Professor of Cell Biology and founder of UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Ethics in Science and Medicine Program, was selected by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation to receive a prestigious Piper Professor Award for 2017.
Speaking to a near-capacity crowd in the Tom and Lula Gooch Auditorium on May 19, Dr. Francis S. Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), said the future of medicine belongs to institutions like UT Southwestern that are integrating robust basic science with the most advanced technologies available, positioning themselves to discover the treatments of tomorrow.
Federal, non-federal, and industry-sponsored grants awarded to UT Southwestern faculty in May 2017.
Simmons Cancer Center is the only site in Texas selected for a national clinical trial to treat one type of blood cancer.
The Southwestern Medical Foundation recently presented the 2017 Ho Din Award, its highest honor, to Dr. Lauren Elizabeth Kolski.
Dr. Genevieve Konopka talks about her team's research — and how it could help develop new therapies for patients who have epilepsy or memory disorders.