UT Southwestern Medical Center

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center or UT Southwestern Medical Center is located in Dallas, Texas. UT Southwestern was founded in 1943. Since its inception UT Southwestern has become one of the most outstanding medical centers in the U.S. Four Nobel Laureates are on staff as faculty, 16 members of the Institute of Medicine and 15 members of the National Academy of Science. The University is ranked in the very top for medical school education, patient care and medical research in the U.S.

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Office of News and Publications 5323 Harry Hines Blvd. Dallas, TX 75235-9060
Website
http://www8.utsouthwestern.edu/index.html
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Texas_Southwestern_Medical_Center_at_Dallas

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tuberculosis bacteria trigger cough, facilitating spread

The bacteria that cause the deadly lung disease tuberculosis appear to facilitate their own spread by producing a molecule that triggers cough, a new study led by UTSW researchers shows. The findings, published online March ...

Medical research

Changing what heart cells eat could help them regenerate

Switching what the powerhouses of heart cells consume for energy could help the heart regenerate when cells die, a new study led by UT Southwestern researchers suggests. The finding, published in the Feb. 20, 2020, Nature ...

Oncology & Cancer

Clinical trial exposes deadly kidney cancer's Achilles' heel

An experimental drug already shown to be safe and help some patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma, a deadly form of kidney cancer, effectively disables its molecular target. The finding from a team of researchers ...

Surgery

Building a better breast

Surgeons at UT Southwestern Medical Center have developed a process to determine the best approach for single breast reconstruction that involves mapping out prior to surgery which blood vessels to use in lower abdominal ...

Cardiology

Long life, good health

In a new report published today in Circulation, experts outline national and global goals to help people live healthier for longer. While heart disease and stroke-related deaths continue to decline, the rate at which they're ...

Oncology & Cancer

AI can jump-start radiation therapy for cancer patients

Artificial intelligence can help cancer patients start their radiation therapy sooner—and thereby decrease the odds of the cancer spreading—by instantly translating complex clinical data into an optimal plan of attack.

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