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Cancer researchers find up to one-quarter of lung cancer patients may be ineligible for immunotherapy

Cancer researchers find up to one-quarter of lung cancer patients may be ineligible for immunotherapy

 

A significant proportion of lung cancer patients also have autoimmune disease, which may make them unsuitable for increasingly popular immunotherapy treatments.

Researchers assist in landmark NIH study showing intensive blood pressure management may save lives

Researchers assist in landmark NIH study showing intensive blood pressure management may save lives

 

More intensive management of high blood pressure, below a commonly recommended blood pressure target, significantly reduces rates of cardiovascular disease, and lowers risk of death in a group of adults 50 years and older with high blood pressure.

Dr. de Lemos elected to ASCI membership

Dr. de Lemos elected to ASCI membership

 

Dr. James de Lemos, Medical Director for the CTM's Dallas Heart Study, is one of three UTSW faculty members elected as new members of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.

Improving Chronic Disease Management with PIECES

Improving Chronic Disease Management with PIECES

 

Miguel Vazquez, M.D., Medical Director of Kidney Transplantation and Professor of Internal Medicine, has received one of three new research awards that will address the growing proportion of the U.S. population with multiple chronic medical conditions.

Newspaper article highlights Dr. Haley's achievements

Newspaper article highlights Dr. Haley's achievements

 

During his 42-year career, Robert Haley, M.D., has unraveled many medical mysteries and become a widely respected epidemiologist.

Team uses CTM resources in study on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Team uses CTM resources in study on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

 

Using clinical research resources available at UT Southwestern, a team of investigators has demonstrated a significant role for fatty acid synthesis in the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

Grundy tops citations in metabolic syndrome

Grundy tops citations in metabolic syndrome

 

Scott M. Grundy, M.D., Ph.D., was #1 in total citations in the field of metabolic syndrome in November 2011, as ranked by Essential Science Indicators SM from Thomson Reuters.

Sponsor-Investigators more likely to receive FDA warnings

Sponsor-Investigators more likely to receive FDA warnings

 

Sponsor-Investigators more likely to receive FDA warnings

Toto speaks at Obesity Alliance Forum

Toto speaks at Obesity Alliance Forum

 

Robert Toto, M.D., Associate Dean of Clinical and Translational Research, recently gave a presentation entitled

Former CTM scholar featured in the New York Times

Former CTM scholar featured in the New York Times

 

Kimberly Kho, M.D., Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and former Clinical Scholar with the Center for Translational Medicine, was quoted in a New York Times article about a JAMA paper she recently co-authored.