More than three decades after surviving breast cancer, Susanne Calabrette faced a second scare. In June 2016, an MRI for an unrelated condition revealed she had pancreatic cysts, giving her a chance for a pre-emptive strike against this killer cancer.
How we think and fall in love are controlled by lightning-fast electrochemical signals across synapses, the dynamic spaces between nerve cells. Until now, nobody knew that cancer cells can repurpose tools of neuronal communication to fuel aggressive tumor growth and spread.
A component of an enzyme family linked to DNA repair, stress responses, and cancer also plays a role in enhancing or inhibiting major cellular activities under physiological conditions, new research shows.
Dr. Charles A. “Mickey” LeMaistre, a former UT Southwestern Medical School Associate Dean and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs whose pursuit of cancer prevention resulted in one of the most influential papers on lung cancer, died on Jan. 28. He was 92.
Three Professors from UT Southwestern Medical Center have been named to the prestigious Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., Academy of Health Science Education – a University of Texas System organization that honors outstanding health science teachers – while a fourth began her one-year Presidency of the Academy this month after serving as President-Elect in 2016.
Dr. Elizabeth M. McNally, Director of the Center for Genetic Medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, recently served as the 2017 Ida M. Green Distinguished Professorship Honoring Women in Science and Medicine.
A UTSW study put cancer patients on parabolic flight to see how microgravity worsens astronauts' eyesight.
Dr. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UT Southwestern's University Hospitals, and psychiatrist Dr. Yaprak Harrison discuss mental health for new dads.
Sean Morrison, Director of the Children¹s Research Institute at UT Southwestern, offers insight on the reproducibility project.