Newsroom Article Archive

2019 Match Day Specialty List


grouped by specialty, are the matches achieved by members of the UT Southwestern Medical School Class of 2019.

Scientists weigh in on debate to quash daylight saving


Dr. Joseph Takahashi, who discovered the first circadian gene in mammals (CLOCK), points out that desynchronized body clocks are linked to greater health risks such as obesity, heart attack, cancer, and depression.

$18.4 million in state funding to enhance Simmons Cancer Center research


The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has awarded UT Southwestern Medical Center more than $18.4 million for cancer research and faculty recruitment.

A new genetic pathway that prevents early aging


Researchers have identified a new genetic pathway that prevents premature aging.

Why every child should see a black male doctor


To reverse the trend of declining black men in medicine, we need to convince more black boys to pursue careers in the field.

Luke Perry’s death highlights need for young people to understand stroke symptoms


Strokes are caused by sudden blockage of arteries to the brain, and they are often related to diseases such as atherosclerosis (cholesterol buildup) which worsen with age.

Scientists find method to boost CRISPR efficiency


Scientists have developed a method to boost the efficiency of CRISPR gene editing in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), according to a study that could have implications for optimizing gene therapies for other diseases.

UTSW researchers determine structures of elusive innate immunity protein


Researchers used cryo-EM to determine the near-atomic structure of the smallest membrane protein solved to date.

Conquering Cancer game plan put into play


It takes more than words to conquer cancer. It takes a full-court press.

New interactive map first to show life expectancy of Texans by ZIP code, race, and gender


UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists for the first time have calculated and mapped life expectancy by gender and race/ethnicity down to the ZIP code and county levels in Texas.