University of Texas Southwestern Labs: Where Breakthroughs Happen

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UTSW Research: Female sex hormones, adrenal hyperplasia, and more

Jul 02, 2024

For decades, researchers have assumed that women taking oral contraceptives have stable levels of sex hormones over each monthly cycle. However, a new study in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism led by Yasin Dhaher, Ph.D., Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center, shows that the opposite is true.

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Gene-editing nanoparticles correct stem cell mutations in cystic fibrosis models

Jun 26, 2024

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center developed nanoparticles that successfully edited the disease-causing gene in the lungs of a mouse model of cystic fibrosis (CF), swapping a mutated form for a healthy one that persisted in stem cells. Their findings, reported in Science, could offer hope for people with CF and other debilitating genetic lung diseases.

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Research could lead to treatments for obesity, extreme weight loss

Jun 13, 2024

Mysterious cells that secrete hormones in the large intestine play a key role in regulating body weight through their relationship with intestinal bacteria, a study led by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers suggests. Their findings, published in Nature Metabolism, could lead to new treatments for obesity and extreme weight loss.

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UT Southwestern labs are recognized worldwide for changing our world. This is where scientists of all backgrounds – from early researchers to Nobel Laureates and all stages in between – work every day to gain new understanding and advance health.

Facts and Figures

Six Nobel Prize recipients since 1985

Alumni Nobel Laureates include Joseph Goldstein and Linda Buck.

14 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators
#1 in the world by Nature Index for healthcare institutions
$554.4 million per year to fund faculty research

Faculty Awards & Honors

26 National Academy of Sciences
20 National Academy of Medicine
14 American Academy of Arts and Sciences