2018 Article Archive

Scientists tap into human cellular network: Eavesdropping on fat cells may hold solutions for diabetes


Researchers have long known that cells in the human body communicate with one another. Now a team of scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center is hacking into this communication network to learn how fat cells talk with other cells and tissues in the body.

New mom: I have to live for my son


Meredith Greenstreet's son was not quite a year old when she learned she had an aggressive form of lymphoma.

Genetic testing: Not a one-and-done deal


A new research study from investigators at UT Southwestern Medical Center strongly encourages testing laboratories to periodically review their records and alert physicians when scientific knowledge evolves and genes are reclassified.

Arteaga awarded $600,000 to study breast cancer therapy resistance


The Susan G. Komen organization has awarded a $600,000 research grant to Dr. Carlos Arteaga, Director of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center and Associate Dean of Oncology Programs at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Willow’s strength: Parents work with UTSW to save daughter from deadly metabolic disease


The family’s hope for Willow stems from a gene therapy center at UT Southwestern Medical Center where leading experts are engineering innovative treatments for some of the world’s rarest brain diseases.

Surgery, radiation therapy equally effective in treating common type of head and neck cancer


Surgery, radiation therapy equally effective in treating oropharyngeal cancer

CRISPR screen identifies gene that helps cells resist West Nile, Zika viruses


UT Southwestern researchers today report the first use of CRISPR genome-wide screening to identify a gene that helps cells resist West Nile virus, dengue fever, Zika virus, and yellow fever.

How to protect your waistline - and more - at the State Fair of Texas


We've got the inside scoop on enjoying the Fair while watching your waistline, protecting your skin, and staying cool.