Dr. Carlos L. Arteaga, internationally recognized for his work in laboratory-based translational research and advancing the care of breast cancer patients, has been selected as Director of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Sunbathers may want to avoid midnight snacks before catching some rays.
Many schizophrenic and depressed patients experience weight gain and type 2 diabetes in their quests for the life-changing benefits of a major class of antipsychotic drugs.
Marc E. Milstein has joined UT Southwestern as Vice President of Information Resources and Chief Information Officer, effective Aug. 1.
Dr. George H. McCracken Jr., a pioneer on the effective delivery of antibiotics to infants and young children with infectious diseases, has been named Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics after a half-century career at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
The UT Southwestern School of Health Professions will open the academic year with new departmental chairs: Dr. Temple Howell-Stampley in Physician Assistant Studies and Dr. Jeffrey Browning in Clinical Nutrition.
"Many tumors in the lung never cause symptoms, and that's why, without screening, three-quarters of patients present with cancer [that is] too advanced for surgery because it's already spread," says Dr. David Gerber, associate professor of internal medicine and clinical sciences at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Dr. Lisa Monteggia, professor of neuroscience at the O’Donnell Brain institute said, “now that we have a target in place, we can study the pathway and develop drugs that safely induce the antidepressant effect.”
Dr. Joseph S. Takahashi, chairman of neuroscience at UT Southwestern’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute, and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, discusses research on whether it is actually the calorie reduction or the time at which food is consumed that extends lifespan.