2018 Article Archive

Clinics offer medical students invaluable patient interaction

Clinics offer medical students invaluable patient interaction

 

For many years, UT Southwestern medical students have provided assistance to underserved communities in Dallas. It’s both a labor of love and an opportunity for hands-on experience.

Small, deliberate steps can lead to effective nutritional game plan

Small, deliberate steps can lead to effective nutritional game plan

 

Too many people try to tackle weight loss issues without taking into account the many small steps that lead to an overall healthier person.

UT Southwestern and Paul Quinn College fill gap in student mental health services

UT Southwestern and Paul Quinn College fill gap in student mental health services

 

UT Southwestern aids in the establishment of the first mental health services program at Paul Quinn College.

Researchers demonstrate RAS dimers are essential for cancer

Researchers demonstrate RAS dimers are essential for cancer

 

Researchers at UT Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Center have shown that RAS molecules act in pairs, known as dimers, to cause cancer, findings that could help guide them to a treatment.

Study aims to narrow gap in end-of-life care for minorities

Study aims to narrow gap in end-of-life care for minorities

 

UT Southwestern has been selected as one of the sites in a five-year, multicenter study that aims to reduce disparities in the quality of end-of-life care often experienced by elderly African-Americans.

Chong named first holder of Gilliam Dermatology Professorship

Chong named first holder of Gilliam Dermatology Professorship

 

Dr. Benjamin Chong named first holder of Gilliam Dermatology Professorship

Albuquerque appointed as first holder of Sharma Professorship

Albuquerque appointed as first holder of Sharma Professorship

 

Dr. Kevin Albuquerque appointed as first holder of Sharma Professorship

Wickless selected for Eichhorn clinical dermatology Professorship

Wickless selected for Eichhorn clinical dermatology Professorship

 

Dr. Heather Wickless selected for Eichhorn clinical dermatology Professorship

UTSW Medical Group, Pediatric Group, bolster identity of group practice

UTSW Medical Group, Pediatric Group, bolster identity of group practice

 

UT Southwestern is dividing its Medical Service, Research and Development Plan (MSRDP) into two new entities: the UT Southwestern Medical Group and the UT Southwestern Pediatric Group.

Proper exercise can reverse damage from heart aging

Proper exercise can reverse damage from heart aging

 

Exercise can reverse damage to sedentary, aging hearts and help prevent risk of future heart failure – if it’s enough exercise, and if it’s begun in time, according to a new study by cardiologists at UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources.