170 chemicals may be potential lung cancer drug targets
After testing more than 200,000 chemical compounds, UT Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Center researchers have identified 170 chemicals that are potential candidates for development into drug therapies for lung cancer.
UT Southwestern experts help paralyzed college student walk again
Two years ago, a former high school athlete was at the peak of her college career when a rare autoimmune disease robbed her of her vision and the ability to walk. Today, 21-year-old Kiara Connley is making amazing progress in her recovery, after UT Southwestern neurologists identified what others missed.
Researchers identified a protein associated with breast cancer
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a protein that is strongly associated with metastatic breast cancer and that could be a target for future therapies.
UT Southwestern nurses named among DFW’s Great 100 Nurses
Eight UT Southwestern Medical Center nurses are being honored at the 2018 DFW Great 100 Nurses event April 18 at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center recognizing outstanding local nursing professionals.
Nephrologist to discuss journey in scaling seven summits
Dr. Biff Palmer will recount his personal mountain-climbing journey and discuss the physiologic and metabolic changes that occur at high altitudes.
UT Southwestern students sponsor free health fair
More than 500 UT Southwestern Medical Center students, physicians, and health professionals will team up on Saturday, April 21, for the 14th annual Carnaval de Salud, which provides free health care services to underserved populations in Dallas.
Why alcohol, sugar lead to thirst
UT Southwestern researchers identify a hormone that acts on the brain to increase the desire to drink water in response to specific nutrient stresses that can cause dehydration.
New treatment reduces harmful overgrowth of bacteria in IBD
More than 1.6 million Americans suffer from inflammatory bowel disease. A new strategy for treating the disease is being pursued by microbiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center who have uncovered a novel way to control the harmful overgrowth of gut bacteria.
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Aggressive isn't always better when it comes to breast cancer
We've probably treated too many women for too long with too many drugs," said Dr. Carlos L. Arteaga, director of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Watch this heart transplant surgery with a 360-degree view
UT Southwestern posted a five-minute video of a heart transplant from beginning to end. They filmed the entire thing with those 360-degree cameras.
Cancer researchers push to relax rules for clinical trials
Eighty percent of clinical trials sponsored by the US National Cancer Institute excluded people with previous cancer diagnoses.
Lurie Prize in biomedical sciences
The sixth annual Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences is presented to Zhijian “James” Chen, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Biology at UT Southwestern.
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How CRISPR works, explained in two minutes
You can find our latest visual attempt to wrangle the genetic complexities of CRISPR into lively, and hopefully enjoyable, two minutes.
Economic impact of medical schools and teaching hospitals
U.S. medical schools and teaching hospitals represented by the AAMC support over 6.3 million jobs in the United States.
Unnecessary exclusions shut patients out of clinical trials
Unfortunately, many sick patients are being denied the opportunity to test new drugs that might save their lives. It’s time for this to change.