Newsroom Article Archive

Jeffery A. Chapman named Chair of UT Southwestern President's Advisory Board


Leading attorney Jeffrey A. Chapman assumes the role of Chair of the President’s Advisory Board (PAB) at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Researchers uncover two-drug combo that halts the growth of cancer cells


A once-daily combination treatment for those with uncontrolled Type 2 diabetes amplifies the treatment’s effects – lowering both weight and the number of hypoglycemic events, and improving quality of life and glucose control ¬– and makes participants more likely to adhere to their medications.

UT Southwestern expands neurosurgical program to Texas Health Dallas


UT Southwestern Medical Center is expanding its neurological surgery program to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

UTSW researchers uncover new vulnerability in kidney cancer


Qing Zhang, Ph.D., and his colleagues identified a possible way to treat tumors while sparing nearby healthy tissue.

Study challenges concerns over hospital readmission reduction practices


A UT Southwestern study is challenging concerns that a federal health policy enacted in 2012 to reduce hospital readmissions leaves patients more vulnerable.

Racial disparities in heart failure explained


Researchers at UT Southwestern have uncovered evidence that the higher prevalence of “malignant” enlargement of the heart among blacks contributes to the higher incidence of heart failure in this population.

Study finds 95 percent satisfaction rate with Mohs surgery


Patients who received Mohs surgery to treat the most serious form of skin cancer, melanoma, reported a 95 percent long-term satisfaction rate with their results.

Could pancreatitis be a stress hormone deficiency?


UT Southwestern researchers find that humans and mice with pancreatitis are deficient in a stress hormone called FGF21.

Intervention for patients hospitalized with HIV improved reengagement and outcomes of care


Providing multidisciplinary team consults for HIV patients while they are hospitalized to help address social and medical barriers reduces future infection rates and boosts participation in follow-up care, results from a study on how to reengage patients show.

Some genetic sequencing fail to analyze large segments of DNA


Children who undergo expansive genetic sequencing may not be getting the thorough DNA analysis their parents were expecting, say experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center.