2018 Article Archive

Dr. Amneris Luque honored for HIV/HPV care, achievements by Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber


Dr. Amneris Luque honored for HIV/HPV care, achievements by Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber

Elagolix reduces menstrual bleeding from most common uterine tumors


A new oral drug significantly reduced menstrual bleeding for women with the most common gynecologic tumors in the United States – benign tumors that disproportionately affect African-Americans, an international clinical trial found.

Reanalyzing gene tests prompts new diagnoses in kids


A new study from UT Southwestern quantifies for the first time how quickly these rapid advancements in genomics may benefit patients. Research published in JAMA Pediatrics includes a five-year review of more than 300 epilepsy cases that showed about a third of children had a change in diagnosis based on new data. In some cases, the review helped doctors prescribe a more effective treatment.

O’Donnell Brain Institute helps U.S. effort to research learning, memory


UT Southwestern’s O’Donnell Brain Institute will help in a national effort to understand the neural circuits behind learning, memory, and behavior.

UT Southwestern receives grant from the Amgen Foundation to host Amgen Scholars Program


Through a $74M, 16-year investment, Amgen Scholars Program will partner with 24 top educational and research institutions worldwide

Cytokine levels could predict immunotherapy problems


Researchers at UT Southwestern have identified blood-based biomarkers that may help identify those patients at greatest risk of developing autoimmune side effects from the treatment.

Rosen becomes UT Southwestern’s first Allen Distinguished Investigator


Biophysicist Dr. Michael Rosen – whose research is at the forefront of work revealing the fundamental process of protein phase transitions within the cell – today became UT Southwestern’s first Allen Distinguished Investigator.

Dr. W. P. Andrew Lee selected EVP, Provost, and Dean to lead UT Southwestern’s academic mission


Dr. W. P. Andrew Lee, a world leader in hand transplantation at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will become the new Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Provost, and Dean, UT Southwestern Medical School, effective Feb. 4, 2019.

First large-scale study establishes guidelines for measuring blood pressure at home in U.S. patients


A new study of measuring blood pressure at home in U.S. populations has found that the ideal level is 130 over 80 or lower.

Study: Autism behaviors can be reversed in adult mice


New research in mice indicates the window for autism recovery may be quite lengthy, extending from infancy well into adulthood.