Could organ-transplant drugs protect against Alzheimer’s?
A UT Southwestern study in mice provides new clues about how a class of anti-rejection drugs used after organ transplants may also slow the progression of early-stage Alzheimer’s disease.
Coffee consumption might help in fight against colon cancer
A report that Americans are drinking a lot of coffee might be good news in the battle against colon cancer, scientists with the Simmons Cancer Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center say.
It's a Match!
237 UT Southwestern Medical School students just learned where they’ll be practicing as physicians. Among them: former rivals on the campaign trail for class president turned soulmates, and the oldest of six siblings who is realizing a childhood dream that grew out of a tragedy.
Match Day sights and sounds
UT Southwestern medical students in the Class of 2018 learned where they will do their residencies on Match Day.
Match Day celebration fulfills students’ dreams
Match Day celebration fulfills students’ dreams, with an anniversary twist
Match Day 2018 by specialty
Here, grouped by specialty, are the matches achieved by members of the UT Southwestern Medical School Class of 2018.
Dr. Helen Hobbs receives Harrington Prize for Innovation
UT Southwestern Medical Center geneticist Dr. Helen Hobbs is the 2018 recipient of the Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine for her discovery of a novel way to reduce cholesterol. Dr. Hobbs, Director of the Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development, Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular Genetics, is the fifth recipient of the Harrington Prize and the first woman to be honored.
Songbird brain signaling provides insight into human behavior
A study from UT Southwestern’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute demonstrates that a bird’s song can be altered -- to the syllable -- by activating and deactivating a neuronal pathway responsible for helping the brain determine whether a vocalization is performed correctly.
Social StoriesFollow Us on social media
- Juicer Feed (Facebook and Instagram)
UTSW in the NewsView All UTSW in the News
Why sitting may be bad for your heart
Dr. James de Lemos said sedentary behavior is associated with obesity, insulin resistance and fat deposition in the heart, all of which can lead to injury to heart cells.
Treating depression for those with chronic disease
No matter what, depression should not be ignored and symptoms and effects should be monitored closely, says Dr. Madhukar Trivedi.
How CAR-T therapy may help to kill forms of cancer
Simmons Cancer Center takes immune cells from the cancer patient into the lab, inserts a gene to force T-cells to recognize the cancer, explains Dr. Larry Anderson, a specialist in multiple meyeloma at UT Southwestern
How to spot ovarian cancer early?
Ovarian cancer remains a stubborn killer. Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas are hoping to help improve the odds.
More Health and Science NewsView All Selected Health and Science News
The principles that guide academic medicine
Darrell G. Kirch, MD, AAMC President and CEO: With the inauguration of our new president and the convening of the 115th Congress, we have entered a new era of uncertainty in health care.
Peers may influence how well type 1 diabetes is managed
How young people with type 1 diabetes relate to their peers may have important effects on how well they manage the disease and how distressing it is for them.
Scientists are designing artisanal proteins for your body
The human body makes tens of thousands of cellular proteins, each for a particular task. Now researchers have learned to create custom versions not found in nature.
Spine surgery safer at hospitals than outpatient facilities
Patients who get spinal surgery at outpatient centers may be more likely to have serious complications or require repeat operations than their counterparts who get these procedures in a hospital.