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UT Southwestern: From Army Shacks to Research Elites

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Science  29 Nov 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5292, pp. 1459-1461
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5292.1459


Dallas—A mix of oil funds, state money, and private philanthropy has turned the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School into a research power. Its scientific strength rests on a combination of homegrown talent and superstars lured from other institutions with promises of ample research resources and the prospect of interdisciplinary studies.