CPRIT awards $34M to UTSW for cancer research, recruitment
The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has awarded UT Southwestern researchers more than $34 million for cancer research and faculty recruitment, including support for programs in pancreatic cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, and melanoma.
Coping with mental anxiety from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma
Body clock, gut bacteria work together to pack on the pounds
South Asians with family history of heart disease at greater risk
Study to encourage drinking more water to reduce kidney stones
A national clinical trial at UT Southwestern Medical Center will test the best methods to encourage people to drink water to reduce the recurrence of kidney stones.
Letters, mail kits can triple colon cancer screening rates
Sending a letter and, in some cases, a simple mail-in kit tripled colon cancer screening completion among low-income adults, researchers at UT Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Center report this week in JAMA.
Scientist honored for diabetes research
Dr. Philipp Scherer, Director of the Touchstone Center for Diabetes Research at UT Southwestern, will receive the 2017 EASD-Novo Nordisk Foundation Diabetes Prize for Excellence in recognition of his research that explains the relationship between body fat and type 2 diabetes.
Family displaced by Katrina and now Harvey seeks life in Dallas
Flooded homes. People stranded on roofs. Rescue boats patrolling neighborhoods. Ashley Aples saw the chaos and panic engulf Houston in just a few days, and he knew from experience it was time to flee.
Social StoriesFollow Us on social media
- Juicer Feed (Facebook and Instagram)
UTSW in the NewsView All UTSW in the News
Hurricanes' Toll on Mental Health Will Linger
Psychiatrists Dr. Carol North and Dr. James Norcross offer advice on dealing with crisis in adults and children.
Infections during pregnancy may help autism develop—and scientists are finally figuring out why
Neuroscientist Craig Powell, says papers demonstrate a clear connection between the gut bacteria, the immune system, and brain development.
US clears breakthrough gene therapy for childhood leukemia
Pediatrician Dr. Ted Laetsch says a far higher percentage of patients go into remission with this therapy.
Preparing the Hospital of Tomorrow
Juan M. Guerra Jr. is overseeing the build of a number of new facilities that will shape the future of the 75-year-old University of Texas Southwestern
More Health and Science NewsView All Selected Health and Science News
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital Concussion Study Reveals Young Girls Are At Higher Risk for Significant Injury
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital study shows young females are far more at risk for significant injury than young boys with soccer-related concussions.
How Selena Gomez's lupus led to a kidney transplant
As Selena Gomez has documented over the last two years, lupus can affect multiple facets of life, sapping energy, inducing arthritis, cardiovascular problems and kidney failure.
Alcohol Abuse Is Rising Among Older Adults
The proportion of older adults engaged in “high-risk drinking” jumped 65 percent.
Cancer deaths are down — but new cases are on the rise, report says
Cancer deaths have fallen dramatically in recent decades — but the number of new cancer cases will rise steeply in the coming years,