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Research and Innovation
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
Education and Training
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.
The Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s reboot of the Being Human Hall includes a striking exhibit of a human brain with the spinal cord attached.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.
Clinical trial hopes to reverse paralysis
In 2012, Don Winspear was attending his son’s wedding when he began to feel a tingling sensation that eventually paralyzed him from the chest down just hours later. He hasn’t taken another step since then, but researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center think they may have a way to reverse his paralysis.
Increasing water consumption to ward off bladder infections
New research suggests drinking more water may be women's best defense against bladder infections.
In less than two years, 5-year-old Willow Cannan went from filling the air with laughter to being unable to swallow or walk. The Mississippi girl suffers from an extremely rare and deadly metabolic disease, but UT Southwestern experts believe they have a way to save patients just like her.
Health Insights: Reducing opioid abuse
As the opioid epidemic continues to spread across the country, Texas is taking some important steps in the battle, from improved monitoring of prescription painkillers to expanded programs to treat addiction. But as UT Southwestern pain management expert Dr. Carl Noe explains, the crisis cannot be solved until we educate more physicians and the public about real alternatives to these addictive pills.