2017 Article Archive
The STARS program, Science Teacher Access to Resources at Southwestern, celebrated its 26th year by bringing 52 Dallas-area high school students and four teachers to the UT Southwestern campus for a summer of learning to increase science knowledge, awareness, and appreciation.
The UT Southwestern School of Health Professions’ nationally ranked Physician Assistant Studies Program has been honored for its commitment to diversity with a 2017 Excellence Through Diversity Award from the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA).
A $10 million gift from the Hamon Charitable Foundation to UT Southwestern has established an endowment to support the new Laura and Jack Roach Center for Translational Research in Alzheimer’s Disease.
Scientists are finding more evidence that commonly prescribed antidepressants aren’t effective in people battling both depression and a chronic medical disease.
Generous funding from the Presbyterian Village North Foundation (PVN) has established a new Distinguished Chair in Alzheimer’s Disease Therapeutic Research at UT Southwestern, with Dr. Joachim Herz recently named as the inaugural holder.
UT Southwestern neuroscience graduate student Matthew Mendoza is the first person in his family to go to college, let alone pursue a scientific career.
A clinical trial involving hundreds of participants shows that Sertraline, a common SSRI, may not benefit patients who also have chronic kidney disease.
Class Notes for October 2017
Dr. John Mansour, a noted clinician and educator, accepted the University’s highest clinical honor, the Patricia and William L. Watson Jr., M.D. Award for Excellence in Clinical Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center Surgical Specialty Nurse Dawn Brown has been named Nurse of the Year for her innovative solutions and effective management of patients.