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Short telomeres can't reach

Short telomeres can't reach

Article profiling research by Dr. Jerry W. Shay, Professor and Vice Chairman of Cell Biology at UT Southwestern, and Dr. Woodring E. Wright, Professor of Cell Biology and Internal Medicine, describes looping mechanism for telomeres. Read More

National media turns eyes toward UTSW’s Clements Hospital

National media turns eyes toward UTSW’s Clements Hospital

UT Southwestern Medical Center is garnering national attention for its William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, which officially opens on Dec. 6. Modern Healthcare visited the facility and spoke with university president Dr. Daniel K. Podolsky, highli Read More

Hospitals improvise Ebola defenses, at a cost

Hospitals improvise Ebola defenses, at a cost

Officials teamed Methodist with two other area hospitals, Parkland Hospital and UT Southwestern Medical Center, to assemble the personnel and gear needed to get the unit functioning. It is now on standby status. Read More

Viruses help keep the gut healthy

Viruses help keep the gut healthy

The work shows for the first time that a virus can functionally substitute for a bacterium and provide beneficial effects, says Julie Pfeiffer, a virologist at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Read More

Viruses as a cure

Viruses as a cure

Taken together, findings suggest that some viruses may be working to keep us healthy, said Julie K. Pfeiffer, a virologist at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Read More

Reinventing primary care: Home sweet medical home

Reinventing primary care: Home sweet medical home

Temple Howell-Stampley, associate professor and medical director of outpatient services for the general internal medicine ambulatory practice sites at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, said patients are actually ecstatic to kn Read More

New Dallas hospital set to open on Dec. 6

New Dallas hospital set to open on Dec. 6

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center's $800 million William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital is set to open Dec. 6, sporting a flexible approach to design that provides space for research, education and, of course, patient care. Read More