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.
The UT Southwestern School of Health Professions met recently to hand out awards, prizes, and recognition.
Praising UT Southwestern Medical Center as the UT System’s focal point for neuroscience, Chancellor William H. McRaven brought together researchers from across the System for a two-day “Leading the Brain Health Revolution” symposium on the UT Southwestern campus in January.
Coronary Heart Disease – often simply called heart disease – is the main form of cardiovascular disease. It is a disorder of the blood vessels of the heart that can lead to heart attack. Heart disease is a lifelong condition – once you get it, you'll always have it.
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.