2013 News Releases
For the estimated 10 percent of patients whose bodies reject a corneal transplant, the odds of a second transplant succeeding are poor. All that could change, however, based on a study that has found a way to boost the corneal transplant acceptance rate.
A deadly, rare type of soft-tissue cancer may be completely eradicated simply by inhibiting a key protein involved in its growth, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report.
More partnerships between doctors and hospitals strengthen coordinated care for Medicare beneficiaries
UT Southwestern Accountable Care Network has been selected as one of 123 new Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in Medicare, providing approximately 1.5 million more Medicare beneficiaries with access to high-quality, coordinated care across the U.S.
Neuroscience researchers have identified a gene that controls the response to cocaine by comparing closely related strains of mice often used to study addiction and behavior patterns.
Sudden onset of fever. Nausea. Body aches. Coughing. Sneezing. All these classic symptoms of flu are quickly spreading across offices, classrooms, and neighborhoods.
UT Southwestern has launched the local arm of a national, multicenter study aimed at finding more effective treatments for alcoholic hepatitis, a disease of the liver that often leads to cirrhosis and death in severe cases.
The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST) selected Dr. Richard Bruick, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, as one of four recipients of the 2014 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards.
Zale Lipshy University Hospital at UT Southwestern Medical Center received the 2013 Press Ganey Beacon of Excellence Award for patient satisfaction.
More than 50 UT Southwestern Medical Center cardiovascular researchers and clinicians will present approximately 80 abstracts at the American Heart Association 2013 Scientific Sessions November 17-19 in Dallas.
Researchers report that disrupting the light-dark cycle of mice increased their susceptibility to inflammatory disease, indicating that the production of a key immune cell is controlled by the body's circadian clock.