UT Southwestern Medical Center

UTSW Partners on Study That Could Lead to Earlier Detection of Ovarian Cancer

by | Jun 17, 2024
Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and UT Southwestern analyzed T-cell receptors in nearly 500 blood samples from pre-diagnostic patients with ovarian cancer. The results point to the potential of testing for biomarkers 2 to 4 years before most cases of HGOC are currently diagnosed.
UTSW Team Develops New AI Tool To Detect Possible Metastatic Breast Cancer
by | May 22, 2024
The UT Southwestern researchers' noninvasive model uses a standard MRI, paired with machine learning AI, to detect the presence of cancer cells in the lymph nodes under the arms.
ImmuneSensor Therapeutics Announces New President/CEO
by | May 3, 2024
Thomas W. Dubensky Jr., Ph.D., is a veteran biopharma executive and entrepreneur with a track record of strategic leadership in both private and public companies, ImmuneSensor said.
The first-ever AI 75 — the most innovative people in artificial intelligence in Dallas-Fort Worth — is revealed on May 2 at Convergence AI.
Presenting the First-Ever AI 75: Meet the Most Innovative Leaders in Artificial Intelligence in Dallas-Fort Worth
by | May 2, 2024
Dallas Innovates, the Dallas Regional Chamber, and Dallas AI have teamed up to launch the inaugural AI 75 list. The 2024 program honors the most significant people in AI in DFW in seven categories—the visionaries, creators, and influencers you need to know.

Dallas Trio To Bring ‘Specialists to Patients’ With Rural Cardiac Telemedicine Pilot

by | Mar 6, 2024
With support from the American Heart Association, Access TeleCare and UT Southwestern Medical Center are spearheading a two-year initiative aimed at improving cardiac care for rural patients.
The Last Word: Dallas Tops Site Selection’s Metro Rankings, ‘Double Shot’ of Life Sciences Investment Adds to Momentum
by | Mar 5, 2024
According to a new report from Dallas-based JLL, society is accelerating the volume of data it creates at a rapid rate—and that data is foundational to how we work, live, and play. That's led to sharply increasing demand for data centers in a time of tightening supply, forcing a shift toward secondary and new, emerging markets. 
CPRIT Approves Over $16M in Cancer-Fighting Grants to Dallas-Area Institutions
by | Feb 27, 2024
Included in the 12 Dallas-area funding awards is a $4 million Rising Star grant to bring Stefan Gloeggler, Ph.D., to UT Southwestern Medical Center from the Max Planck Institute of Multidisciplinary Sciences in Göttingen, Germany.
UT Southwestern Collaborates With Pfizer to Develop Better RNA Delivery Tech
by | Feb 13, 2024
UT Southwestern Medical Center and pharmaceutical company Pfizer have teamed up to develop new ways to deliver genetic treatments to patients.

Together they aim to accelerate the development of therapies that work through RNA biology and engineered delivery methods to fix root genetic causes of disease, which Pfizer could apply to its portfolio of investigational programs.

UTSW Professor to Receive O’Donnell Award in Biological Sciences

by | Jan 15, 2024
Molecular biologist Vincent Tagliabracci, who was named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator in 2021, will be honored by the Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering, Science and Technology for his groundbreaking work on so-called zombie enzymes.
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UTSW Leads 3 Studies That Are Largest Ever for Stimulant Use Disorders
by | Dec 30, 2023

Researchers at Dallas’ UT Southwestern Medical Center are leading three multicenter clinical trials focused on potential treatment for methamphetamine or cocaine addiction that are funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)....

UTSW Researchers Develop Device that Keeps Brain Alive Independent of Body
by | Nov 20, 2023
The research could lead to new ways to study the human brain without influence from other bodily functions. Also, it could inform the design of machines for cardiopulmonary bypass that better replicate natural blood flow to the brain.
UTA Greenlights $6M Imaging Center, Cutting-Edge MRI for Brain Health Research, and More
by | Nov 2, 2023
The new on-campus facility at the University of Arlington will be a major upgrade in research infrastructure for the Texas Tier One institution. A focus of the new center will be pressing issues in brain health.

Federal Health Agency Plugs Into Texas With Ambitious Clinical Trials Push

The Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health—or ARPA-H— wants to enable 90% of eligible Americans to participate in clinical trials within 30 minutes of their homes. The agency officially launched its new Texas "customer experience" headquarters at Dallas' Pegasus Park on Thursday, which will be home base for the initiative.
UT Southwestern Honors 2023 Cary Council ‘DocStars’ for Early-Stage Research
by | Sep 29, 2023

Three UT Southwestern Medical Center physician-scientists pursuing the prevention and treatment of disease that affect various stages of child development have been announced as the latest recipients of the Cary Council’s Early-Stage Research Grants....

Topgolf Takes a ‘Swing Fore Childhood Cancer’ at Locations Nationwide
by | Sep 24, 2023
Hosted during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the fundraiser will be held this Thursday at Topgolf and Suite Shots locations across the nation, including Texas, California, Louisiana, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Dakota, and Tennessee.
Largest Urban Heat Island in Dallas to Get World-Class Green Space
by | Aug 9, 2023
A 2-mile hot zone along the Southwestern Medical District in Dallas is getting a cool makeover. The city's biggest urban heat island is slated to be turned into a dedicated green space.

See designs for the corridor, complete with a 10-acre park.