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UTSW scientist wins national research award

UTSW scientist wins national research award

UT Southwestern’s Dr. Beth Levine has received the 2014 Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award from the American Society for Clinical Investigation for her contributions to the understanding of autophagy. Read More

DDT exposure linked to increased Alzheimer's risk

DDT exposure linked to increased Alzheimer's risk

Dr. Dwight German, professor of psychiatry, discusses his findings published in JAMA Neurology that exposure to DDT – banned since 1972 in the United States – may increase the risk developing Alzheimer's disease later in life. Read More

CardioBuzz: More money needed for heart research?

CardioBuzz: More money needed for heart research?

Joseph Hill, chief of cardiology and co-chair of the American College of Cardiology’s Academic Section Advisory Council, discusses reasons why cardiovascular research might not get as much funding as some other diseases. Read More

Researcher receives prestigious award

Researcher receives prestigious award

Dr. Beth Levine, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and director of the Center for Autophagy Research at UT Southwestern, received the 2014 Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award. Read More

Truck drivers top list of overweight workers

Truck drivers top list of overweight workers

Lona Sandon, assistant professor of clinical nutrition at UT Southwestern, comments on a study finding truck drivers, cleaning-service employees and mechanics are among the most obese groups of workers. Read More