VOLUME 19 / NUMBER 1 / JUNE 2010
At UT Southwestern, researchers are gaining a better sense of our senses – the ultimate conduits through which we experience the world.
UT Southwestern is uniquely positioned among academic medical research centers to study cardiovascular diseases like hypertension.
At UT Southwestern, surgeons are finding new ways to minimize incisions.
Leptin the Wonder Hormone
Recent findings by UT Southwestern researchers suggest that insulin isn't the only agent effective against type 1 diabetes.
Decoding the Family Tree
A software program created by a UT Southwestern surgical oncologist has revolutionized cancer risk assessment globally.
One extended family is providing genetic clues to lung disease.
Reading, Writing and Eating Right
UT Southwestern students and faculty are taking their expertise on the road – helping youngsters learn to choose the right foods to promote healthy eating habits.
Seed therapy pinpoints breast tumors.
Breathing eases cancer therapy.
Harnessing estrogen for severe trauma.
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