A protein responsible for the assembly of cell cilia - the hair-like projections from cells - may cause polycystic kidney disease, the most common genetic cause of kidney failure, according to a new study at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Read More
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas have discovered a system to create antibodies in mice up to 10 times faster than previous laboratory techniques allowed. Read More
Aurelio Ibarra, the son of a seamstress and a maintenance man who immigrated illegally to the United States from Mexico in 1981, received his medical degree from UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas May 31 after overcoming tremendous obstacles in orde Read More
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas have discovered a gene critical to the development of the human heart and that mutations in the gene lead to congenital heart defects – the leading noninfectious cause of death in newborns. Read More
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas researchers have taken the first step in defining the sites in human genes most prone to mutation, which eventually could lead to discovery of the genetic bases of many human diseases. Read More
Contact: Scott MaierA gene regulating muscle formation in fruit flies could play an important role in a wasting disorder in humans, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas have discovered. Read More
People know to contact a doctor when they’re sick or injured. But if they can’t sleep, they may benefit by waking up to a new specialty at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and contacting a sleep doctor. Read More
DALLAS – July 15, 2003 – Dr. Hongtao Yu, an assistant professor of pharmacology at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, has been named a Distinguished Young Scholar in Medical Research by the Los Angeles-based W.M. Keck Foundation. Read More
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