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Mutations protected mice from B-cell cancers

By completely or even partially depleting a protein called midnolin in B cells, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers suppressed leukemia and lymphoma in a mouse model genetically prone to these cancers. Their findings, reported in the Journal...
14-May-2024 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Machine learning sheds light on gene transcription

A team led by researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center developed deep learning models to identify a simple set of rules that govern the activity of promoters – regions of DNA that initiate the process by which genes produce proteins. Their...
13-May-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UTSW Research: Improved bladder cancer detection, tracking gamma waves, and more

Blue light improves bladder cancer detection across races; Gamma waves distinguish goal-oriented movements; Giving abnormal bone formation a closer look; Dissecting the HIV-1 transcriptional circuitry
9-May-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ChatGPT can extract data from clinical notes

ChatGPT, the artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot designed to assist with language-based tasks, can effectively extract data for research purposes from physicians' clinical notes, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report in a new study....
8-May-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Robotic total knee replacement improves outcomes but costs more

Total knee replacements performed with the help of a surgical robot have better outcomes on average than similar surgeries performed manually but can cost significantly more, a new study by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers shows. T
7-May-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ER patient portal usage increasing, study shows

More people are using online patient portals to view their information while in the emergency room, but access is challenging for members of medically underserved communities and the elderly, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers and national...
6-May-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Combined therapy makes headway for liver cancer

A drug that targets a protein known as phosphatidylserine boosted the response rate for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients receiving immunotherapy without compromising their safety, according to results of a phase two clinical trial conducted...
2-May-2024 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cancer cell–immune cell interactions predict immunotherapy response

By examining which genes were turned on and off in a mix of cell types from breast cancer biopsies, a team led by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers developed a tool that can accurately predict which patients with breast cancer will respond...
29-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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