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Investigations into cancer, neuroscience, heart disease and stroke, and many other fields keep UT Southwestern at the forefront of medical progress.
A study that reviewed genetic testing results from 1.45 million individuals found that nearly 25 percent of “variants of uncertain significance” were subsequently reclassified – sometimes as less likely to be associated with cancer, sometimes as more likely.News Releases
As one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, UT Southwestern trains the physicians, medical scientists, and health care professionals of the future.
Dr. W. P. Andrew Lee, a world leader in hand transplantation at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will become the new Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Provost, and Dean, UT Southwestern Medical School, effective Feb. 4, 2019.News Releases
We’re one of the world’s top academic medical centers, treating more than 60 subspecialties, several of which are consistently ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report. Appointments: 214-645-8300
UT Southwestern Medical Center has retained its listing as the No. 1-ranked hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth and No. 2 in Texas, while ranking nationally among the top 50 programs in seven clinical specialty areas.MedBlog
The story of UT Southwestern is one of phenomenal growth, fueled by exceptional people with an extraordinary vision: to establish an academic medical center second to none.
Pioneering ear surgery removes tumors, improves hearing
Lloyd Griffith relished the noise that comes from a love of fixing cars and racing until the day a tumor in his ear caused his hearing to go from garbled to silent. Today his hearing is much improved, thanks to a pioneering minimally invasive procedure at UT Southwestern Medical Center – one of the highest-volume acoustic neuroma programs in Texas.
Magnets offer alternative for depression patients
UT Southwestern is the only clinical trial site in the country using a new form of brain stimulation to treat major depression. Preliminary findings indicate that magnetic seizure therapy can ease depression without the cognitive side effects associated with electroconvulsive therapy.
Running to extremes: High-endurance exercise OK for heart health
Exercise is often cited as the best preventive medicine, but how much is too much for the hearts of middle-aged athletes? UT Southwestern sports cardiologist Dr. Benjamin Levine led a study, now published in JAMA Cardiology, to find the answer.