UTSW lung cancer researcher named NCI Outstanding Investigator
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.
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Why when you eat may be as important as what you eat
UTSW researchers fed five groups of mice a lower calorie diet than usual, finding those that ate during their normal feeding time lost weight.
UTSW uses heat to fight infections on metal joints
UTSW researchers suggest a short exposure to an alternating magnetic field might someday become a treatment for stubborn infections on artificial joints.
HHMI selects 15 Hanna Gray fellows for diversity in science
Howard Hughes Medical Institute announces the selection of 15 exceptional early career scientists, including Dr. John Brooks.
$22M in grants brings new talent to a North Texas cancer center
Projects being funded at UT Southwestern Simmons Cancer Center "hold great potential" for improving cancer treatment, said Dr. Daniel Podolsky, UTSW president.
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What can studies tell us about whole grains and the heart?
High-fiber grains are only one component of a healthy diet, notes Dr. Margo Denke a former UTSW researcher.
Texas Medical Board releases telemedicine rules
The Texas Medical Board released revised rules that adjust how telemedicine providers in the state.
Dallas County votes to keep tax rates the same for Parkland
Commissioners approved a budget of $1.4 billion for Parkland Memorial Hospital.
First radiation-free cardiac cath procedures at Children's Health
Drs. Mohammad Hussain and Gerald Greil at UT Southwestern co-direct the center.