A study by scientists at the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) is providing insight into the genetic basis of neuropsychiatric disorders.
Regeneration specialists at UT Southwestern Medical Center will join a “dream team” of international researchers seeking ways to regenerate damaged heart muscle in heart failure patients.
Modest weight gains – even among those who aren’t overweight – can cause dangerous changes to the heart, but small amounts of weight loss can improve the condition, new research from UT Southwestern Medical Center cardiologists shows.
Dr. Robert E. Suter, Professor of Emergency Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center who also serves as a Colonel in the Army Reserve, has received the prestigious 2016 Lewis Aspey Mologne Award, the Army surgeon general’s award for military academic excellence.
Austin Moore, a UT Southwestern Medical School student who will complete his third-year rotations in June, has been awarded a Medical Research Fellowship by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).
The new Radiation Oncology Building – part of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center and an outpatient clinic of William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital – represents yet another indicator of the growth of UT Southwestern Medical Center’s cancer services, both in numbers and in reputation.
The rate of serious mix-ups has doubled since 2000, a new study reports. Four out of 10 mistakes involve heart medications, painkillers or hormone therapy prescriptions, including insulin. And the errors often put patients in the hospital, the study found.
Wearables are inching closer to clinical use — from checking vital signs to warning of seizures — by letting doctors monitor patients in less invasive ways. Health care startups have developed some wearables to the point where hospitals and health clinics may soon embrace them as a way to improve patient outcomes and drive down the cost of care.
Study after study has demonstrated that organizations with gender-balanced leadership are more successful than their homogenous counterparts.