2017 Article Archive

Suter receives Army’s 2016 Mologne Award


Dr. Robert E. Suter, Professor of Emergency Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center who also serves as a Colonel in the Army Reserve, has received the prestigious 2016 Lewis Aspey Mologne Award, the Army surgeon general’s award for military academic excellence.

Medical student receives HHMI support for research


Austin Moore, a UT Southwestern Medical School student who will complete his third-year rotations in June, has been awarded a Medical Research Fellowship by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

UTSW’s new Radiation Oncology Building – and what’s in it for patients


The new Radiation Oncology Building represents yet another indicator of the growth of UT Southwestern Medical Center’s cancer services, both in numbers and in reputation.

Possible early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder


Measuring a set of proteins in the blood may enable earlier diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a study from the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Mildly obese fare better after major heart attack


People who survive a major heart attack often do better in the years afterward if they’re mildly obese, a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center cardiologists showed.

Grinnell receives Piper Professor Award, recognizing outstanding teaching


Dr. Frederick Grinnell, Professor of Cell Biology and founder of UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Ethics in Science and Medicine Program, was selected by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation to receive a prestigious Piper Professor Award for 2017.

Researchers ID network of neurons crucial for vocal learning


Researchers have identified a network of neurons that plays a vital role in learning vocalizations by aiding communication between motor and auditory regions of the brain.

Skin cell model advances study of genetic mutation linked to heart disease, stroke risk


Using a new skin cell model, researchers have overcome a barrier that previously prevented the study of living tissue from people at risk for early heart disease and stroke.

Whatever your skin tone, spread on the sunscreen


No matter what the color of your skin, UT Southwestern cancer experts recommend wearing sunscreen.

Seafood poisoning bug thwarts a key host defense by attacking the cell’s cytoskeleton


The leading cause of acute gastroenteritis linked to eating raw seafood disarms a key host defense system in a novel way: It paralyzes a cell’s skeleton, or cytoskeleton.