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Cancer researchers find up to one-quarter of lung cancer patients may be ineligible for immunotherapy


A significant proportion of lung cancer patients also have autoimmune disease, which may make them unsuitable for increasingly popular immunotherapy treatments.

Researchers assist in landmark NIH study showing intensive blood pressure management may save lives


More intensive management of high blood pressure, below a commonly recommended blood pressure target, significantly reduces rates of cardiovascular disease, and lowers risk of death in a group of adults 50 years and older with high blood pressure.

Dr. de Lemos elected to ASCI membership


Dr. James de Lemos, Medical Director for the CTM's Dallas Heart Study, is one of three UTSW faculty members elected as new members of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.

Improving Chronic Disease Management with PIECES


Miguel Vazquez, M.D., Medical Director of Kidney Transplantation and Professor of Internal Medicine, has received one of three new research awards that will address the growing proportion of the U.S. population with multiple chronic medical conditions.

Newspaper article highlights Dr. Haley's achievements


During his 42-year career, Robert Haley, M.D., has unraveled many medical mysteries and become a widely respected epidemiologist.

Team uses CTM resources in study on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease


Using clinical research resources available at UT Southwestern, a team of investigators has demonstrated a significant role for fatty acid synthesis in the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

Grundy tops citations in metabolic syndrome


Scott M. Grundy, M.D., Ph.D., was #1 in total citations in the field of metabolic syndrome in November 2011, as ranked by Essential Science Indicators SM from Thomson Reuters.

Sponsor-Investigators more likely to receive FDA warnings


Sponsor-Investigators more likely to receive FDA warnings

Toto speaks at Obesity Alliance Forum


Robert Toto, M.D., Associate Dean of Clinical and Translational Research, recently gave a presentation entitled

Former CTM scholar featured in the New York Times


Kimberly Kho, M.D., Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and former Clinical Scholar with the Center for Translational Medicine, was quoted in a New York Times article about a JAMA paper she recently co-authored.