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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 DNA-sensing enzyme forms droplets that act as tiny bioreactors creating molecules to stimulate innate immunity – the body’s first response to infection, UT Southwestern researchers report.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 enduring contributions of Dr. Seldin, Professor and Chairman Emeritus of Internal Medicine, placed him among the most distinguished academic medical educators in the history of internal medicine.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
“Depression is a brain disease to which we have not paid enough attention. It’s common. It can be measured. And it can be treated.”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.
New blood test speeds up heart attack diagnosis
A new high-sensitivity blood test is cutting the time to diagnose a heart attack by more than half and UT Southwestern Medical Center clinicians are among the first in the nation to use it.
Blue-light technology improves identification of bladder cancer
Urologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center are lighting up cancer better than ever before. They’re among the first in the country to combine blue-light technology with flexible cystoscopes to identify cancers that could have easily been missed.
Predicting your risk for heart attack and stroke just got easier
A team of researchers led by cardiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center has developed a new online tool that enables those ages 40-65 to more accurately know their risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke over the next 10 years.
Breast cancer radiation treatment reduced to a single dose
It’s a scenario that plays out for more than a quarter of a million women every year. A breast cancer diagnosis is followed by radiation treatments lasting as long as six weeks. To address that burden, cancer researchers at UT Southwestern are now testing a treatment method that requires only a single dose.
Kidney transplants redefine family
Would you give up part of yourself to save someone else? What if that someone else were a stranger? Meet four people redefining what it means to be family thanks to a pair of kidney donations at UT Southwestern Medical Center.