2013 Article Archive
For the estimated 10 percent of patients whose bodies reject a corneal transplant, the odds of a second transplant succeeding are poor. All that could change, however, based on a study that has found a way to boost the corneal transplant acceptance rate.
A pair of clinical teams from UT Southwestern Medical Center were recognized recently for significant results in improving health care outcomes.
A deadly, rare type of soft-tissue cancer may be completely eradicated simply by inhibiting a key protein involved in its growth, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report.
More partnerships between doctors and hospitals strengthen coordinated care for Medicare beneficiaries
UT Southwestern Accountable Care Network has been selected as one of 123 new Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in Medicare, providing approximately 1.5 million more Medicare beneficiaries with access to high-quality, coordinated care across the U.S.
Neuroscience researchers have identified a gene that controls the response to cocaine by comparing closely related strains of mice often used to study addiction and behavior patterns.
Sudden onset of fever. Nausea. Body aches. Coughing. Sneezing. All these classic symptoms of flu are quickly spreading across offices, classrooms, and neighborhoods.
UT Southwestern has launched the local arm of a national, multicenter study aimed at finding more effective treatments for alcoholic hepatitis, a disease of the liver that often leads to cirrhosis and death in severe cases.
Dr. Kern Wildenthal, who served 22 years as UT Southwestern’s second President, has been named President Emeritus and Professor of Medicine Emeritus by the UT System Board of Regents.
Four UT Southwestern Medical Center leaders say that while
Dr. Justin Lawley has received a prestigious First Award Fellowship from the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSRBI). The two-year fellowship will enable Dr. Lawley to conduct biomedical research with the aim of helping to protect the neurolo