2017 Article Archive

Annual mountain cedar allergy season about to hit


Allergy specialists like Dr. Shelly Harvey are readying themselves for mountain cedar, the annual irritant that makes noses run and eyes itch.

Good as gold: Paralympian inspires pursuit of adaptive sports


Darlene Hunter was 4 years old when the road grader she was riding in with her father hit a pothole, knocking her off the vehicle and underneath its back wheels.

Scientists find skin cells at the root of balding, gray hair


UTSW researchers have identified the cells that directly give rise to hair as well as the mechanism that causes hair to turn gray – findings that could one day help identify possible treatments for balding and hair graying.

Class Notes for December 2017


Comprehensive Class Notes from the December 2017 edition of Center Times.

Awards for December 2017


Awards for December 2017

December 2017 Newsmakers


December 2017 Newsmakers

Autism therapy: Social behavior restored via brain stimulation


Scientists are examining the feasibility of treating autistic children with neuromodulation after a new study showed social impairments can be corrected by brain stimulation.

HIPEC cancer treatment allows woman’s race for life to run its course


Having battled cancer twice – the latest round using a new chemotherapy/surgery combo – Deborah Sexauer is racing to celebrate the many obstacles she’s had to conquer along the way.

Magnetic fields turn up the heat on bacterial biofilms


A short exposure to an alternating magnetic field might someday replace multiple surgeries and weeks of IV antibiotics as treatment for stubborn infections on artificial joints, new research suggests.

UTSW panelists discuss value of sponsorship at Women’s Faculty Forum


The Oct. 24 event featured a group of pre-eminent UTSW panelists sharing their experiences on the topic “Building Career Success: The Importance of Sponsorship.”