University of Texas Southwestern Labs: Where Breakthroughs Happen

Latest Research News

Simmons Cancer Center awarded nearly $19 million in CPRIT funding

Mar 04, 2024

Nine scientists and physicians in the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center have been awarded nearly $13 million in grants from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to support research and prevention efforts on a wide range of cancer issues.

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How an experimental drug reverses fatty liver disease

Feb 28, 2024

A drug in clinical trials as a treatment for metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease (MASLD) works with a one-two punch that shuts down triglyceride production and fatty acid synthesis in liver cells, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers show in a new study.

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Where Breakthroughs Happen

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