2018 Article Archive

Commentary: New migraine treatments that prevent, relieve pain

Commentary: New migraine treatments that prevent, relieve pain

 

Two emerging treatments for frequent migraines are getting a lot of attention right now: neuromodulator devices and therapies targeting calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), which are related to the cascade of events that occur during a migraine.

Three UTSW employees win Regents’ Outstanding Employee Awards

Three UTSW employees win Regents’ Outstanding Employee Awards

 

Nominated by their peers and a UTSW selection committee, the winners were chosen by the UT System Office of the Chancellor and UT System Administration executive officers.

UTSW’s great 8: Nurses inducted into DFW Great 100

UTSW’s great 8: Nurses inducted into DFW Great 100

 

This year, eight UT Southwestern nurses join the ranks of the Dallas-Fort Worth Great 100 Nurses.

Scientists identify 170 potential lung cancer drug targets using unique cellular library

Scientists identify 170 potential lung cancer drug targets using unique cellular library

 

After testing more than 200,000 chemical compounds, UT Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Center researchers have identified 170 chemicals that are potential candidates for development into drug therapies for lung cancer.

Researchers identified a protein associated with breast cancer

Researchers identified a protein associated with breast cancer

 

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a protein that is strongly associated with metastatic breast cancer and that could be a target for future therapies.

Structure of key developmental enzyme complex revealed

Structure of key developmental enzyme complex revealed

 

A team of UT Southwestern researchers is making headway in unlocking the function of an enzyme complex that, when dysregulated in humans, is widely associated with developmental disorders and cancers, such as blood, prostate, and breast cancers, as well as childhood glioblastoma.

UT Southwestern students sponsor April 21 health fair featuring free screenings, immunizations, sports physicals at Rusk Middle School in Dallas

UT Southwestern students sponsor April 21 health fair featuring free screenings, immunizations, sports physicals at Rusk Middle School in Dallas

 

More than 500 UT Southwestern Medical Center students, physicians, and health professionals will team up on Saturday, April 21, for the 14th annual Carnaval de Salud, which provides free health care services to underserved populations in Dallas.

UT Southwestern nurses named among DFW’s Great 100 Nurses

UT Southwestern nurses named among DFW’s Great 100 Nurses

 

Eight UT Southwestern Medical Center nurses are being honored at the 2018 DFW Great 100 Nurses event April 18 at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center recognizing outstanding local nursing professionals.

Nephrologist to discuss physiology, journey in scaling mountains

Nephrologist to discuss physiology, journey in scaling mountains

 

Dr. Biff Palmer will recount his personal mountain-climbing journey and discuss the physiologic and metabolic changes that occur at high altitudes.

FDA approves new standard of care for kidney cancer

FDA approves new standard of care for kidney cancer

 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted approval to the combination of two immunotherapy drugs, ipilimumab and nivolumab, for the treatment of metastatic kidney cancer.