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UT Southwestern surgeons among world’s first to repair aortic arch aneurysm with leading-edge technique

UT Southwestern surgeons among world’s first to repair aortic arch aneurysm with leading-edge technique

 

James Isbon was the second patient in the United States and the seventh in the world to have an aneurysm, or bulge, in the aortic arch above his heart repaired in a novel and minimally invasive way.

Peters awarded for pediatric urology research excellence

Peters awarded for pediatric urology research excellence

 

Dr. Craig A. Peters, Professor of Urology and Chief of Pediatric Urology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, received the John W. Duckett, Jr., MD Pediatric Urology Research Excellence Award, which honors a physician-scientist or researcher for outstanding work in pediatric urology.

National trial: EEG brain tests help patients overcome depression

National trial: EEG brain tests help patients overcome depression

 

A national research trial initiated by UT Southwestern in 2012 is generating the first set of results this year that provides an early glimpse into how such high-tech strategies may change the field of mental health.

Study: Superbug MRSA infections less costly, but still deadly

Study: Superbug MRSA infections less costly, but still deadly

 

Drug-resistant staph infections continue to be deadlier than those that are not resistant and treatable with traditional antibiotics, but treatment costs surprisingly are the same or slightly less, a new national analysis shows.

Employees gather to cheer 75 years of UTSW at rollicking ‘party on the plaza’

Employees gather to cheer 75 years of UTSW at rollicking ‘party on the plaza’

 

The heart of the campus was electric with the energy and palpable joy of thousands of staff, faculty, students, and friends commemorating UT Southwestern’s 75th anniversary.

Not a cure, but an extension: How immunotherapy works for advanced lung cancer

Not a cure, but an extension: How immunotherapy works for advanced lung cancer

 

In a New England Journal of Medicine study, the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab was combined with chemotherapy to determine whether the dual approach was more effective than chemotherapy alone for metastatic nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer.

UTSW genetics specialist helps mom regain her life

UTSW genetics specialist helps mom regain her life

 

Jessica Hitt had a rare recessive genetic condition called N-acetylglutamate synthase deficiency.

Financial strain has major impact on patients’ health care decisions

Financial strain has major impact on patients’ health care decisions

 

Financial strain is the single most important factor in making health care decisions for low-income individuals, who often forgo care in favor of basic needs like food and rent, researchers in UT Southwestern’s Center for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) found.

UTSW investigation provides insight into potential new strategy to target skin diseases like psoriasis

UTSW investigation provides insight into potential new strategy to target skin diseases like psoriasis

 

Research at UT Southwestern has shown that targeting metabolism in growing cells holds promise for the treatment of skin diseases like psoriasis that are characterized by skin overgrowth resulting from excess cell division, known as hyperproliferation.

Advanced imaging driving CPRIT-supported projects

Advanced imaging driving CPRIT-supported projects

 

Three grants of almost $4.2 million awarded to UT Southwestern faculty members will support image-based investigations into the metabolic pathways and basic processes of heart disease, prostate cancer, and breast cancer.