Dr. Donald W. Seldin, ‘intellectual father’ of UTSW, dies at 97
Dr. Donald W. Seldin, known as the “intellectual father” of UT Southwestern Medical Center, died Wednesday, April 25. He was 97.
Concussions may increase Alzheimer’s risk
A new study from UT Southwestern’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute reveals concussions and other traumatic brain injuries may boost the risk for Alzheimer’s disease earlier in life.
Commentary: New migraine treatments that prevent, relieve pain
Two emerging treatments for frequent migraines are getting a lot of attention right now: neuromodulator devices and therapies targeting calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), which are related to the cascade of events that occur during a migraine.
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.
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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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What’s the healthiest way to make popcorn?
“Anytime you burn fats or oils, you run the risk of creating chemical compounds that potentially can cause oxidative damage to cells,” says Lona Sandon.
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.