Dr. Sean Morrison elected to the National Academy of Medicine
UT Southwestern Professor Dr. Sean Morrison, Director of the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute (CRI) at UT Southwestern, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
Stem cells aim to repair spinal cords afflicted by rare disorder
By injecting patients with stem cells engineered to repair the central nervous system – called progenitor cells – UT Southwestern scientists are working to establish the first treatment that can repair spinal cords inflamed by transverse myelitis.
Clements University Hospital receives Rising Star Award
William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital has again received a national Rising Star Award for improved quality and safety efforts, ranking it within the country’s top 25 academic medical center hospitals.
New mom: I have to live for my son
Meredith Greenstreet's son was not quite a year old when she learned she had an aggressive form of lymphoma.
Drinking more water reduces bladder infections in women
Study: Cancer-related gene variations are frequently reclassified
A new research study from investigators at UT Southwestern Medical Center strongly encourages testing laboratories to periodically review their records and alert physicians when scientific knowledge evolves and genes are reclassified.
Parents, UTSW work to save daughter from deadly metabolic disease
The family’s hope for Willow stems from a gene therapy center at UT Southwestern Medical Center where leading experts are engineering innovative treatments for some of the world’s rarest brain diseases.
CRISPR identifies gene that helps cells resist West Nile, Zika
UT Southwestern researchers today report the first use of CRISPR genome-wide screening to identify a gene that helps cells resist West Nile virus, dengue fever, Zika virus, and yellow fever.
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Blood test detects heart attack in an hour
UT Southwestern and Parkland embrace a blood test that can diagnose or rule out heart attacks faster.
The best hospital for neurosurgery in every state
UT Southwestern Medical Center is the top ranked hospital in Texas.
CRISPR repairs gene mutation in dogs with muscular dystrophy
“It’s like putting a good spare tire on a car. It’s not as good as the original, but it gets you where you want to go,” said Dr. Eric Olson.
North Texas schools to research and treat mental illness
North Texas districts are partnering with UT Southwestern to address mental illness among teenagers.
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Scientists are retooling bacteria to cure disease
By manipulating DNA, researchers are trying to create microbes that, once ingested, work to treat a rare genetic condition.
First CRISPR clinical trial backed by U.S. companies
The first clinical trial of CRISPR-Cas9 sponsored by U.S. companies has launched.
A quarter of adults are too inactive, putting health at risk
More than a quarter of the world’s adults take too little exercise, putting them at higher risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia and cancers.
Anxiety, depression tied to higher risk of heart attack, stroke
Adults with mood disorders may be more likely to have a heart attack or stroke.