2016 Article Archive
Study: Protein linked to high risk of Alzheimer’s can be removed from brain without hindering learning, memory
A protein linked to higher risk of Alzheimer’s can be removed from the brains of mice without hindering memory and learning, according to a study that addresses whether potential therapeutics targeting this protein would have detrimental side effects
The eight-week program, funded by the state and from other educational entities, was founded in 1991.
A scientific blueprint to end tobacco cravings may be on the way after researchers crystallized a protein that holds answers to how nicotine addiction occurs in the brain.
But since white fat cells have very few nerves, how do beige fat cells get the message that it’s cold outside?
Researchers working in four labs at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found a chink in a so-called “undruggable” lung cancer’s armor – and located an existing drug that might provide a treatment.
Dr. Margaret Phillips, Professor of Pharmacology, has been named the new Chair of the Department of Biochemistry.
Dr. Marc Nivet, a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience in institutions focused on academic medicine, joined UT Southwestern Medical Center on Sept. 1 in the newly created position of Executive Vice President for Institutional Advancement.
Naomi was diagnosed at age 2 with Rett syndrome, a rare, debilitating disease in which patients progressively lose brain function and the ability to walk.
Five UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are among 84 scientists from 43 U.S. institutions chosen as Faculty Scholars, a new grant program of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the Simons Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Being aware of your digestive system and its daily cycle can help you know when to get checked for colon cancer, according to physicians at UT Southwestern Medical Center.