Posts Tagged ‘UT Southwestern’

DFW Research Roundup: Cannabis, Earth-like Planets, and Stem Cells

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchUTA ASTROPHYSICISTS ID POSSIBLE EARTH-LIKE PLANET

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Suman Satyal [Photo Courtesy the UT Arlington]

There may be no place like home, but astrophysicists at the University of Texas at Arlington have predicted that an Earth-like plant may be spinning around in

UT Southwestern Invents Sensor to Detect Tumors

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Finding a cancer cell during surgery can be tricky, but researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have invented a nanosensor that lights up like a Christmas tree around tumors, UTSW announced.

Tumors secrete acids that normal cells do not and …

Researchers: Gene Could Help Predict Brain Cancer Outcomes

Posted by Lance Murray

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered a new biomarker for a common type of brain cancer that may help them with the best course of treatment by determining a cancer’s aggressiveness.

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Dr. Adi Gazdar

According to a news …

UT Southwestern Researcher Gets Prestigious NIH Grant

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

A researcher at UT Southwestern Medical Center has been awarded a prestigious 2016 Transformative Research Award from the National Institutes of Health’s Common Fund.

The grant to Dr. Rama Ranganathan, director of the Cecil H. and Ida Green Comprehensive Center …

UT Southwestern Surgeons Pioneer Vertigo Surgery

Posted by Harmony Tapper

earSurgeons at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas have helped to pioneer a new method to extract tumors from the ear canal that cause vertigo. The announcement made earlier this month changed the face of vertigo-curing surgery …

3 Things: UTSW Study Could Help With Therapies for Rare Disease in Children

Posted by Julia Falcon

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are learning more about ARC syndrome, Downtown Plano is working toward becoming known for art, and Children’s Medical Center in Dallas is partnering with tech companies to track patient wellness.


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UTSW Gets $1M Grant, to Team with UTA on Cancer Project

Posted by Lance Murray

THE PROJECT COULD LEAD TO A $200 MILLION CANCER TREATMENT CENTER


UT Southwestern Medical Center has received a $1 million planning grant from the National Institutes of Health to help launch the first heavy ion cancer treatment center in the …

Timing is Everything: Sports Cardiology Emerges in DFW

Posted by Benjamin Levine, M.D.

­­­UTSW SHAPING INTO REGIONAL CENTER FOR SPORTS CARDIOLOGY


At its most basic level, cardiology focuses on timing — monitoring the pulses and rhythms that are attuned to a natural clock. My team is also keeping a pulse on the growing …

UTA Prof Gets $308K to Study Heart Condition in Women

Posted by Lance Murray

CORONARY MICROVASCULAR DYSFUNCTION CAN BE DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE


An assistant professor at the University of Texas at Arlington has received a $308,000 award from the Dallas-based American Heart Association to study the root causes of a heart condition that damages …

Researcher’s Book Offers New Hope in Cancer Research

Posted by Patrick Kobler

We connected with Dr. Theodora Ross, author of “A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of Your Genetic Inheritance,” on why she came to DFW, why she wrote the book, UT Southwestern’s work in cancer genetics, and her