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2015 Article Archive

Horton named new Director of Center for Human Nutrition

 

Dr. Jay D. Horton, Professor of Internal Medicine and of Molecular Genetics at UT Southwestern Medical Center, has been selected as the second Director of the Center for Human Nutrition, one of the institution’s longest tenured Centers.

$25 million gift creates new UT Southwestern Monty and Tex Moncrief Medical Center at Fort Worth to serve area

 

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has approved establishment of the UT Southwestern Monty and Tex Moncrief Medical Center at Fort Worth, made possible by an extraordinary $25 million commitment from W.A. “Tex” Moncrief Jr.

Cancer patients helping UTSW scientists and NASA study pressure inside the brain during zero gravity

 

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers, in conjunction with NASA, will take four volunteer cancer patients on a zero-gravity ride into the upper atmosphere to study why zero-gravity conditions on the International Space Station sometimes affect the vi

Team Based Learning Center helps drive medical-school curriculum changes

 

The facility is already considered an integral part of the education the newest students at UT Southwestern Medical Center will receive over the next four years.

Cardiologist to monitor swimmer’s heart during historic effort to swim across the Pacific Ocean

 

Dr. Benjamin Levine will use NASA-honed technology to monitor swimmer Ben Lecomte in his record-setting goal to swim across the Pacific.

In Memoriam: Dr. Jules Hirsch - Metabolism, obesity researcher

 

Dr. Jules Hirsch, a physician and renowned clinical researcher who helped change the world’s view of obesity, died on July 23 in Englewood, New Jersey. Dr. Hirsch, 88, was a 1948 graduate of Southwestern Medical College.

New biomarkers show exercise helps reduce daytime sleep disorder, researchers find

 

Aerobic exercise can help alleviate excessive daytime sleepiness among depressed individuals, researchers with UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care have found.

Regents honor six UTSW faculty members with Outstanding Teaching Awards

 

The awards recognize educators in the University of Texas System for mentoring and personal commitment to students and the learning process.

Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award recipients

 

Meet the winners of this year's Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards.

Schoggins receives Rita Allen Foundation support

 

Dr. John Schoggins, Assistant Professor of Microbiology, is one of seven biomedical scientists selected nationally for a 2015 Rita Allen Foundation award.