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2012-08-12 22:20:38

DALLAS, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Three boys and two girls were born Thursday, Aug. 9, to missionaries Carrie and Gavin Jones at UT Southwestern Medical Center, among the first sets of quintuplets delivered nationally so far this year. A specially trained multidisciplinary delivery team of more than 50 UTSW specialists, nurses, technicians, and therapists - including dedicated units for each infant - managed the successful births, delivered in less than five minutes. "We praise God for...

2012-08-03 14:22:43

DALLAS, Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has awarded $48.2 million in new grants to investigators at UT Southwestern Medical Center to support cancer-related projects and to recruit pre-eminent cancer researchers. These awards to UT Southwestern, made after a rigorous peer-review process, were part of $114 million allocated for 45 projects and scientific recruits at Texas-based academic institutions and private firms. "Our...

2012-04-12 14:21:53

DALLAS, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UT Southwestern Medical Center will name its new state-of-the-art University Hospital, now under construction, to honor legendary Texas Gov. William P. Clements Jr., in recognition of his 2009 gift of $100 million to the Southwestern Medical Foundation, the largest single gift for the benefit of UT Southwestern in the institution's history. The William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital is now scheduled to open in late 2014, and, along with...

2012-01-24 07:30:00

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LoneStar Heart Inc., based here, today announced that it has elected Andrew J. Coats, M.D., and Mark Maciejewski to the company's board of directors. The new members join Olav B. Bergheim, chairman of the board for LoneStar Heart; Frank Ahmann, the company's president and chief oper­ating officer; Raymond W. Cohen, chief executive officer of Vessix Vascular, Inc.; and Eric N. Olson, Ph.D., professor and chairman of the department of...

2012-01-13 09:06:00

LISLE, Ill., Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE has been awarded an order by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center to install elevators for a new hospital facility. Medical facilities require special attention to moving patients and visitors, and KONE is drawing on its long history of designing, implementing, maintaining and modernizing elevator and escalator solutions for hospital environments. UT Southwestern Medical Center is a leading research, academic and patient care...

2011-11-15 12:40:00

DALLAS, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UT Southwestern Medical Center today became the nation's only academic medical center to win two major patient satisfaction awards - the Patient Voice Award and the Summit Award for inpatient services - from Press Ganey, a national consulting firm specializing in health care performance. Both awards recognize outstanding care provided to patients at University Hospital - Zale Lipshy. "This type of recognition is based directly on...

2011-10-12 11:28:00

DALLAS, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UT Southwestern Medical Center and the faculty of health sciences of the University of Cape Town in South Africa, signed a five-year affiliation agreement today to collaborate on faculty and student exchanges, joint research and training activities and other educational opportunities. The agreement, UT Southwestern's first with an African university, is the third international affiliation agreement for the medical center. UT Southwestern...

2011-10-10 11:01:00

DALLAS, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has selected UT Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Health & Hospital System as a national site to improve screening for colorectal cancer, the nation's No. 3 cancer killer. The five-year, $6.3 million NCI grant establishes the Parkland-UT Southwestern PROSPR Center as part of a three-site network for colorectal cancer screening. The UT Southwestern-Parkland partnership, which hopes to reach more...

2011-10-03 09:48:00

DALLAS, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Bruce A. Beutler, the new director of the Center for the Genetics of Host Defense at UT Southwestern Medical Center, today shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with two other scientists for their discoveries in how the immune system works. Dr. Beutler and Dr. Jules A. Hoffmann of Strasbourg University's Institut de Biologie Moleculaire et Cellulaire in France shared half the prize for their discovery of receptor proteins...

2011-09-01 17:16:00

DALLAS, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UT Southwestern Medical Center President Daniel K. Podolsky, M.D., today issued the following statement regarding settlement of pending litigation: "UT Southwestern has reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Attorney and the State of Texas related to claims made in two lawsuits filed under seal four years ago regarding Medicaid and Medicare billing practices and the supervision of resident physicians between 2004 and 2007. "As...