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Researchers identify process cells use to destroy damaged organelles with links to cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, and aging

Researchers identify process cells use to destroy damaged organelles with links to cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, and aging

 

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered the mechanism that cells use to find and destroy an organelle called mitochondria that, when damaged, may lead to genetic problems, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, inflammatory disease, and aging.

UT Southwestern’s first heart-liver transplant saves life of singer diagnosed with rare genetic metabolic disease

UT Southwestern’s first heart-liver transplant saves life of singer diagnosed with rare genetic metabolic disease

 

Transplant surgeons recently performed UT Southwestern Medical Center’s first heart/liver transplant – saving the life of a singer/musician from a small Texas town.

Stormie Jones: The world’s first heart-liver transplant with a UT Southwestern connection

Stormie Jones: The world’s first heart-liver transplant with a UT Southwestern connection

 

Transplant surgeons recently performed UT Southwestern Medical Center’s first heart/liver transplant – saving the life of a singer/musician from a small Texas town.

Illuminating cancer: Researchers invent a pH threshold sensor to improve cancer surgery

Illuminating cancer: Researchers invent a pH threshold sensor to improve cancer surgery

 

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have invented a transistor-like threshold sensor that can illuminate cancer tissue, helping surgeons more accurately distinguish cancerous from normal tissue.

UT Southwestern study identifies a way to prevent burn injury infection – without antibiotics

UT Southwestern study identifies a way to prevent burn injury infection – without antibiotics

 

A new way to fight multidrug-resistant bacteria by blinding them rather than killing them proved highly effective in a model of burn injuries, UT Southwestern Medical Center research shows.