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2015 Article Archive

CPRIT awards faculty $19.6 million for research in cervical, breast, lung, colon, kidney, and pediatric cancers, and cancer biology


The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has awarded UTSW researchers more than $19.6 million in grants to improve preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic services relating to different cancers, and to improve understanding of cancer biology.

Research finding could lead to targeted therapies for inflammatory bowel diseases


UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have shown that a pathogen-sensing molecule plays a vital role in keeping gastrointestinal (GI) systems healthy.

William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital identified as Top Performer by The Joint Commission


The designation recognizes accredited hospitals that achieve a 95 percent or above on numerous safety and quality accountability measures.

Children’s Research Institute identifies emergency response system for blood formation


Scientists at the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) have determined how the body responds during times of emergency when it needs more blood cells.

Zale Lipshy University Hospital recognized for excellence in clinical quality, patient satisfaction


UT Southwestern Medical Center has received two major patient satisfaction awards from Press Ganey, a national consulting firm specializing in health care performance.

Digital connectivity and clinical excellence place UTSW on list of nation’s “Most Connected Hospitals”


UT Southwestern Medical Center has been ranked one of the “Most Connected Hospitals” for 2015-2016 by U.S. News & World Report based on its commitment to the use of digital technology in health care.

UT Southwestern health fairs bring quality care to 22 Metroplex locations


Thanks to UT Southwestern Accountable Care Network, some 68,000 members of the Dallas/Fort Worth community are receiving much-needed access to quality health care, including flu shots, screenings, education, and more through a series of 22 health fairs a

Geneticist receives Breakthrough Prize


UT Southwestern Medical Center geneticist Dr. Helen H. Hobbs is the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.

White coat hypertension and masked hypertension associated with higher rates of heart and vascular disease


Patients whose blood pressures spikes in the doctor’s office but not at home, and patients whose blood pressure spikes at home but not in the doctor’s office, suffer more heart attacks, heart failure, and strokes than patients with normal blood pressu