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New neurodevelopmental disorder identified among patients with common symptoms

May 17, 2023

A new type of developmental disability caused by mutations in a gene known as CBX1 has been discovered by a UT Southwestern Medical Center researcher and his colleagues. The findings, reported in Genetics in Medicine, offer insight into the role this gene plays in development and could eventually lead to therapies for a range of related disorders.

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UT Southwestern researchers discover mechanism responsible for genome rearrangements

May 11, 2023

The goal of every dividing cell is to accurately segregate its genome into two genetically identical daughter cells. However, this process often goes awry and may be responsible for a new class of chromosomal abnormalities found in cancers and congenital disorders, UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists report in a new study.

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Feinstein Institutes’ 2023 Ross Prize awarded to UT Southwestern geneticists

May 08, 2023

The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research has selected two scientists from UT Southwestern Medical Center, Helen H. Hobbs, M.D., and Jonathan C. Cohen, Ph.D., to receive the 10th annual Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine for groundbreaking research in dyslipidemias and metabolic liver disease.

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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. 

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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
17 National Academy of Medicine
14 American Academy of Arts and Sciences