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2015 Article Archive

U.S. Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D., hosts roundtable to discuss pivotal 21st Century Cures Act and future of biomedical science


UT Southwestern Medical Center President Dr. Daniel K. Podolsky and distinguished faculty members joined U.S. Representatives Michael C. Burgess, M.D., and Joe Barton in a roundtable discussion on the 21st Century Cures Act.

Mother, son safe following complex surgery by UTSW sibling team to remove brain tumor


Things didn’t look good one night in July 2014 when Rachel Creed, two months pregnant at the time, suffered three seizures. At a hospital in Lewisville, an MRI revealed a large, malignant brain tumor.

New McKnight fellow tirelessly seeks to understand hibernation


A conversation with a fellow graduate student led to a life-changing revelation for Dr. William Israelsen, the 2015 recipient of UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Sara and Frank McKnight Fellowship for early independence.

Boot camp aimed at quality improvement


Medical students and nursing interns from UT Southwestern Medical Center, along with engineering students from UT Arlington, took part in a Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QIPS) Boot Camp this summer.

Undergraduates gain experience through Conrad program


Fourteen undergraduate students recently completed a two-month internship at UT Southwestern Medical Center as 2015 interns in the Dr. Emmett J. Conrad Leadership Program.

Awards for July 2015


Federal, nonfederal, and industry-sponsored grants awarded to UT Southwestern faculty in July 2015.

New Bioinformatics Department to bridge research and clinical care


A conversation with Dr. Gaudenz Danuser

Class Notes – September 2015


Class of 1963: J. Richard Steadman, M.D., has been inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place on July 10 during the Society’s annual meeting in Orlando, Florida. AOSSM Hall of Famers are

Promotions – September 2015


The following faculty promotions took effect Sept. 1 at UT Southwestern Medical Center. (Where more than one department is listed, the first is the primary appointment.)

High-school students explore career opportunities through Mayor’s program


This summer, 35 high-school students took part in the 2015 Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program working at UT Southwestern Medical Center.