2017 Article Archive

Uninsured heart attack, stroke patients face ‘catastrophic’ costs


Heart attack and stroke patients without medical insurance face “devastating” healthcare costs that can bankrupt them, research from UT Southwestern and other centers shows.

Awards for November 2017


Awards for November 2017

Hong named THR Clinical Scholar to fuel research to improve health care, control costs


Dr. Arthur Hong, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Clinical Sciences at UT Southwestern Medical Center, has been selected as recipient of the Texas Health Resources Clinical Scholar Award for his research into how to improve the cost, quality, and delivery of health care.

O’Donnell Brain Institute joins global effort to map human cells


The O’Donnell Brain Institute will help in an international effort to map and characterize all the cells in the human body, an ambitious project aimed at gaining insight into how cellular changes can cause disease.

The envelopes please: Art show winners announced


Winners of the 2017 On My Own Time art show

Biochemist Tu to hold Steiner medical research professorship


Dr. Benjamin Tu, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, has been appointed to hold the Martha Steiner Professorship in Medical Research.

Green Scholarship Fund to support Health Professions students


Professor Emeritus Dr. Gordon Green, who served as Dean of UT Southwestern School of Health Professions from 1991 to 2006, has been honored by the establishment of the Gordon Green, M.D. Endowed Scholarship Fund to accelerate the dreams of students pursuing allied health careers.

Study: Former NFL players more likely to have enlarged aortas


Former NFL players were more likely to have enlarged aortas, but further study is needed to determine whether that puts them at greater risk for life-threatening aneurysms, researchers found.

Graduate student group honored for professional development efforts


The national Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) has recognized the UT Southwestern chapter with the 2017 SACNAS Role Model Award for Outstanding Professional Development.

SURF gives college students invaluable lab experience


Marking its 33rd year, the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program again offered college students the unique opportunity to learn and work in UT Southwestern’s research laboratories.