2017 Article Archive

Texas Docs Care offers free telemedicine access for hurricane victims

Texas Docs Care offers free telemedicine access for hurricane victims

 

Hurricane evacuees living in Texas now can have free access to an ER physician via a video and text messaging app from CirrusMD through UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Texas Docs Care program.

Do you really need that MRI?

Do you really need that MRI?

 

Study: Muscular dystrophy patients may face corneal degeneration

Study: Muscular dystrophy patients may face corneal degeneration

 

Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy (FECD) is an age-associated degeneration of the cornea that is the leading cause for corneal transplantation in the United States.

Medical student dad makes a special delivery
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