2017 Article Archive
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.