2017 Article Archive
Comprehensive Class Notes from the November 2017 edition of Center Times.
Faculty newsmakers recognized in the November 2017 issue of Center Times
Benjamin Franklin once suggested that there are only two certainties in life – death and taxes. Through their work with immunosuppressed patients, UT Southwestern Assistant Professors of Dermatology Drs. Rajiv Nijhawan and Stephanie Savory find there’s often another inevitability – skin cancer.
Regenerative medicine researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center developed an improved and simplified gene-editing technique using CRISPR/Cas9 tools to correct a common mutation that causes Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
UT Southwestern’s Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics has launched a global neurology education and clinical skills outreach initiative that spans more than 8,000 miles.
Researchers have developed a method to map protein changes that occur in different subtypes of breast cancer cells in response to DNA damage from a new class of chemotherapy drugs.
Dr. Ross Querry and Leslie Gray have advanced to new positions in the School of Health Professions, effective September 1.
Dr. Jeffrey Browning, Chair of Clinical Nutrition in the School of Health Professions, has been named the inaugural holder of the Margo A. Denke, M.D. Professorship in Clinical Nutrition Research.
Researchers identify a major mechanism by which obesity causes type 2 diabetes, a common complication of being overweight afflicting over 30 million Americans and 400 million people worldwide.
A quarter of newly diagnosed cancer patients 65 or older are survivors who had a prior cancer – often preventing them from participating in clinical trials, researchers from UT Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Center have found.