Researchers have identified a molecule in mice that can preserve memory-storing parts of the neuron that deplete with age or in diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Read More
Researchers at the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute have identified a set of molecules that can be manipulated to promote the regeneration of neural stem cells crucial for learning and memory. Read More
Researchers with the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center have been able to characterize interactions inside cells that they hope could lead to targeted treatments for lymphomas and other blood cancers. Read More
Blood-thinning drugs designed to prevent stroke can help improve survival chances if strokes do occur, according to a national study involving UT Southwestern Medical Center that offers new insight into whether the medication’s potential side effects ar Read More
A parasitic flatworm that infects hundreds of millions of people in the developing world is able to survive in the bloodstream for decades by constantly renewing its skin – a mechanism that could inform potential new treatments against infection. Read More
Testing for genetic mutations that cause severe elevations of cholesterol in the blood could benefit women with familial hypercholesterolemia, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found. Read More
Short-term stress or short-term use of hydrocortisone may impair memory, according to a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center psychiatrists. Read More
A team of UT Southwestern researchers in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery has developed a new, tension-free technique to repair perforated septa. Read More
People who have hypertension often have an unhealthy, exaggerated increase in blood pressure during exercise, sometimes to such high levels that they are afraid to exercise. Read More
Assessing current and potential dementia patients through teleconference is a valid and reliable alternative to traditional face-to-face assessment, a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center psychiatrists shows. Read More
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