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UTSW lung cancer researcher named NCI Outstanding Investigator
Nurses returning from Harvey aftermath grateful for opportunity

Nurses returning from Harvey aftermath grateful for opportunity

 

As dozens of UT Southwestern nurses gathered to return to Dallas after serving patients at MD Anderson Cancer Center for two weeks following the floods from Hurricane Harvey, the tears were flowing.

Protein could be target for new dementia therapies

Protein could be target for new dementia therapies

 

A protein that helps break down lipids in the cell’s lysosome may be a key target for identifying and treating neurodegenerative diseases, according to a study by the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

CPRIT awards $34M to UTSW for cancer research, recruitment

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.

Tears, joy, and gratitude flow at reunion of patient and caregivers
Coping with mental anxiety from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma
Study tests methods to prevent kidney stone recurrence

Study tests methods to prevent kidney stone recurrence

 

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.

Combination immunotherapy improves kidney cancer survival

Combination immunotherapy improves kidney cancer survival

 

A combination immunotherapy treatment showed better overall survival in patients with previously untreated advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma than current therapy, according to results from a phase 3 clinical trial presented at the Presidential Symposium of the European Society for Medical Oncology’s 2017 Congress in Spain.

Researchers find that body clock, gut microbiota work together to pack on the pounds
South Asians with family history of heart disease at greater risk