UT Southwestern in the News — February to May 2008


Reuters: Lung cancer patients fight stigma (May 30, 2008)
Dr. Joan Schiller of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the National Lung Cancer Partnership said lung cancer carries a stigma that no other cancer does. Read More

The Washington Post: Some Fats Deserve Change of Heart (May 30, 2008)
Fewer than half of Americans realize there are two types of dietary fat that actually help their hearts, a new survey shows. Read More

The Dallas Morning News: Finalist for med school chief hailed (May 28, 2008) Dr. Daniel K. Podolsky  a leading medical researcher, professor and administrator from Harvard is poised to be the next president of the UT Southwestern. Read More

UPI: CT screening finds more at high heart risk (May 27, 2008)
Dr. James de Lemos lead a study that found that the additional imaging proposed by the Screening for Heart Attack Prevention and Education — SHAPE — task force increases the number of patients classified at "high risk." Read More

The Dallas Morning News: 3 UT Southwestern scientists win national recognition (May 27, 2008)
Three scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have been selected as investigators with the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Read More

Video icon NBC5: Dr. Rod Rohrich refutes new procedure called 'No-Tox' (May 16, 2008)
An alternative to the popular Botox wrinkle treatment promises more permanent results without utilizing injections, but has raised concern with some doctors. Watch Video

U.S. News & World Report: Biomarkers predict heart deaths (May 14, 2008)
A bundle of four offbeat biomarkers accurately predicted the risk of death from cardiovascular disease in a study of older Swedish men, researchers report. Read More

Dallas Business Journal: Wildenthal honored (May 12, 2008)
Four Texas business leaders are being honored as the 2008 inductees into the Texas Business Hall of Fame. Read More


NBC5: Hospital staff hosts wedding in ICU (Feb. 4, 2008) 
A local bride's dream to have her mother by her side at her wedding came true thanks to the caring and dedicated staff at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Read More