Like the fictional Sherlock Holmes, UT Southwestern biochemist Dr. Zhijian “James” Chen approaches scientific mysteries by applying his keen observational skills and an uncanny ability to follow clues to their logical, satisfying conclusions.
Dr. Julie Pfeiffer’s refusal to back down from a challenge pays off in her studies of poliovirus.
Backed by a $6 million Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas grant, UT Southwestern researchers are teaming up to study how radiation activates the immune system to fight cancer.
How did composing modern music and motivating teams under extreme environmental conditions contribute to Dr. Gaudenz Danuser’s unique perspective?
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.
Imagine a future in which the clinic is wired with sensors that recognize you and streamline your visit.
An innovative digital pH sensor designed to improve the accuracy of tumor surgeries grew out of the unique, long-term collaboration of a cancer surgeon and a scientist.
Dr. David Mangelsdorf and Dr. Steven Kliewer first worked together as postdoctoral researchers. Parting ways, they became fierce but friendly competitors before joining forces again.
The unexpected partnership of Drs. Helen Hobbs and Jonathan Cohen laid the scientific foundation for a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs and identified the first gene for the emerging threat of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
From investing in the most advanced cryo-electron microscopy to building novel 3-D optical microscopes for cancer studies, UT Southwestern is at the forefront of using and creating the technologies needed to advance biomedical discovery.