Building Momentum
2009

UT Southwestern’s students
UT Southwestern’s students

Zale Lipshy University Hospital receives the inaugural American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award. Fewer than 1 in 5 evaluated hospitals earn the award.

UT Southwestern’s Cancer Biology Graduate Program receives approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; within five years, the program will have grown to include about 50 faculty trainers from more than 20 departments and about 60 full-time students.

UT Southwestern is named a pilot center for the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Target Discovery and Development Network, an initiative designed to translate masses of genomic data about cancers into strategies for treating patients.

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