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2019 Article Archive

Simulation training improves interventional time, teamwork in trauma treatments


Complex simulated surgery training can help trainees and their care teams shave critical minutes off lifesaving trauma interventions in real care settings.

Individualized physical therapy reduces incontinence, pain in men after prostate surgery


For decades, therapy to strengthen pelvic muscles has been the standard treatment for men dealing with urinary incontinence after prostate surgery. But a new study suggests that may not be the best approach.

Plant-rich diet protects mice against foodborne infection, UTSW researchers find


Mice fed a plant-rich diet are less susceptible to gastrointestinal (GI) infection from a pathogen such as the one currently under investigation for a widespread E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce, UT Southwestern researchers report.

CRI scientists discover metabolic feature that allows melanoma cells to spread


Researchers at Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) have uncovered why certain melanoma cells are more likely to spread through the body.

UT Southwestern cancer experts catalog, map kidney cancer tumors and progression


Researchers at the Kidney Cancer Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed what could be the most complete catalog of clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common type of kidney cancer.

Protein associated with Alzheimer's also causes dysfunction in fat cells, increasing obesity, diabetes risk


A protein linked to Alzheimer’s disease in the brain also causes problems in the body’s fat cells, where it invades the cells’ energy centers, increasing obesity and the risk of diabetes.

UT Southwestern expands to RedBird


UT Southwestern and Reimagine RedBird have signed an agreement for UT Southwestern to establish a new medical center, expanding health care services, and providing southern Dallas residents more convenient access to UT Southwestern’s best-in-class medical care in their own community.

Criteria for clinical trials might be too strict, needlessly excluding patients


Federal regulations may keep lung cancer patients out of clinical trials simply because these patients are on medications that might affect the electrical system of the heart.

New software tool uses AI to help doctors identify cancer cells


UT Southwestern researchers have developed a software tool that uses artificial intelligence to recognize cancer cells from digital pathology images – giving clinicians a powerful way of predicting patient outcomes.

UTSW appoints accomplished security executive as Chief Information Security Officer


After an extensive national search, Byron Davis, an accomplished technology security executive with more than two decades of experience in private and government sectors, has been selected as Associate Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for UT Southwestern Medical Center.