2023 Article Archive
Astronauts who spent up to six months aboard the International Space Station (ISS) experienced no loss of muscle mass or function in their ventricles – the pumping chambers of the heart – largely due to extensive exercise regimens, a new study led by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers showed.
Two postdoctoral researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center are among 25 early-career scientists nationwide selected as Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Hanna H. Gray Fellows for 2023.
A majority of Americans suffering from heart failure face substantial socioeconomic challenges, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center found.A majority of Americans suffering from heart failure face substantial socioeconomic challenges, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center found. The study revealed that 8 in 10 ambulatory heart failure patients are adversely affected by two or more social determinants of health (SDOH).
Zhijian “James” Chen, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Biology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, has been awarded the 2023 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize in recognition of his groundbreaking work on innate immunity.
Giving free prenatal iron supplements to medically underserved pregnant patients rather than only recommending them significantly reduced anemia and postpartum blood transfusions.
Connections among one set of activated neurons in rat brains grew stronger while memories were being formed, but those in another weakened, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers discovered.
Colorectal surgeon who led Johns Hopkins physician practice to focus on integration of clinical, research, education missions at UTSW
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered an intracellular mechanism that converts protective intestinal cells into disease-driving pathogenic cells, a finding that could lead to improved treatments for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Nearly half of Texas youths being treated for depression or suicidal thoughts reported at least one suicide attempt, and 90% had experienced suicidal ideation, according to a study led by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers.
Although hundreds of thousands of patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) are eligible for high-intensity statin therapy, most are not using the drugs, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report.