Posts Tagged ‘UT Southwestern Medical Center’

Take Heart: Expo Showcases Children’s Cardiac Programs

Posted by Lance Murray

Children’s Health in Dallas is one of the leading pediatric heart centers in the nation and recently, the health system showcased the people and the equipment that are saving lives during its first Innovation Expo.

The Heart Center at Children’s …

Discovery: Opioid Crisis, Autism Research & Exxon Biodiesel Tech

Posted by Lance Murray

STUDY: OPIOID DEATHS DROPPED AFTER MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION

Melvin D. Livingston and Tracey E. Barnett of the University of North Texas Health Science Center [Photo: UNTHSC]

The opioid crisis is one of the biggest health issues in the U.S. as officials

Discovery: PTSD Treatment, Ancient Humans, Breast Cancer & $12M for Pediatric Research

Posted by Lance Murray

ANCIENT HUNTER GATHERERS CREATED NETWORKS TO MINIMIZE INBREEDING

At least 34,000 years ago, human hunter-gatherer groups minimized inbreeding by developing sophisticated social and mating networks.

David Meltzer

That’s according to a new study conducted by an international team of academics …

Future of Health Care: Life Science Leaders Outline What Lies Ahead for Industry at iC3 Summit

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Finding the next big medical innovation can be a daunting, Herculean journey fraught with years of pitfalls and patience before finally reaching the market.

Compared to a tech startup, which requires a computer, coding, an internet connection, and a lot …

Star Wars-inspired 3D Light Structures; Anti-Cancer Discovery & Curie Award

Posted by Lance Murray

SMU CHEMIST BRINGS LIGHT TO LIFE WITH 3D STRUCTURES

Do you remember the 3D projections in the 1977 film, Star Wars

Those images have inspired Southern Methodist University chemist Alexander Lippert to help create new technology which makes 3D …

DFW Research Roundup: Stronger Bones, New PACCAR Chief, Defense Grant

Posted by Lance Murray

DRUG SHOWS PROMISE IN STRENGTHENING DIABETICS’ BONES

Sean Morrison

Work by UT Southwestern Medical Center stem cell researcher Sean Morrison has been influential showing how a drug that can reverse diabetes and obesity in mice could have the unexpected benefit

UT Southwestern Ranks No. 5 in World for Impact on Innovation

Posted by Lance Murray

Researchers at the UT Southwestern Medical Center are having a significant impact on industrial innovation, and a new list ranks the center No. 5 in the world for the number of published research articles cited as major sources of third-party

Study Links Muscle Protein, Sleep Disorders

Posted by Lance Murray

Could a protein in muscle hold a key to exploring the brain for answers about some sleep disorders?

Scientists at the UT Southwestern Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute think it might.

A new study shows that a circadian clock protein …

UTSW Researcher Leading Team Seeking Ways to Regenerate Damaged Heart Muscle

Posted by Lance Murray

A professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine will play a critical role in a “dream team” of international researchers looking for ways to regenerate damaged heart muscle in heart failure patients.

According to …

Simmons Cancer Center Joins Beat AML Trial

Posted by Lance Murray

The Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center  has been chosen for a national Cancer Moonshot clinical trial to find individually tailored approaches to treat acute myeloid leukemia more effectively.

The Simmons Center is one of …