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2019 Article Archive

UT Southwestern’s new GammaPod advances breast cancer care


UT Southwestern now offers more precise radiation treatments for breast cancer with a new, cutting-edge device that is only the second of its kind in the world.

Researchers show that mutations in human livers can promote tissue regeneration


Genetic mutations that accumulate in the adult liver that can promote regeneration in the context of chronic liver damage.

More clinical studies needed for lactating women


Most clinical studies exclude lactating women. That dynamic should change.

Tambar receives Hackerman Award for chemical research work


Organic chemist Dr. Uttam Tambar will receive the 2019 Norman Hackerman Award in Chemical Research.

UTSW researchers identify new mechanism to reduce inflammation


UT Southwestern researchers have identified two proteins that act as gatekeepers to dampen a potentially life-threatening immune response to chronic infection.

A match made in medicine


Faculty, family, and friends gathered on the basketball court and watched as more than 200 graduating UT Southwestern medical students joined thousands more at medical schools across the country to reveal their futures.

2019 Match Day Specialty List


Grouped by specialty, here are the matches achieved by members of the UT Southwestern Medical School Class of 2019.

Scientists weigh in on debate to quash daylight saving


Dr. Joseph Takahashi, who discovered the first circadian gene in mammals (CLOCK), points out that desynchronized body clocks are linked to greater health risks such as obesity, heart attack, cancer, and depression.

$18.4 million in state funding to enhance Simmons Cancer Center research


The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has awarded UT Southwestern Medical Center more than $18.4 million for cancer research and faculty recruitment.

A new genetic pathway that prevents early aging


Researchers have identified a new genetic pathway that prevents premature aging.