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September 2018

The maverick of big data

How did composing modern music and motivating teams under extreme environmental conditions contribute to Dr. Gaudenz Danuser’s unique perspective?

The frontier that lines the gut

Dr. Lora Hooper began the research for which she is now internationally known – studying the microbes that live inside the gut – just as the field took off.

Working smarter with AI

Imagine a future in which the clinic is wired with sensors that recognize you and streamline your visit.


Customizing cures with CRISPR

Dr. Eric Olson, whose laboratory recently developed a CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing method that might one day repair many of the mutations that cause Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), talks with In Pursuit.

Core Competencies

Dissecting data to defeat disease

The Bioinformatics Core Facility helps researchers across campus add world-class bioinformatics components to their work.


High-quality research

Hobbs awarded international prize, Reese named UT Southwestern’s newest Pew Scholar, and more.

Behind the Research

Hairpin turns ahead: Scientists identify the ‘Big Bang’ of Alzheimer’s

A UT Southwestern research team uncovers the precise point at which a healthy tau protein turns toxic.


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