Internationally acclaimed immunologist to lead new center at UTSW

Bruce Beutler, M.D,. an internationally recognized leader in immunology and member of the National Academy of Sciences, has been appointed the founding director of a new Center for the Genetics of Host Defense at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Beutler currently is chairman of the Department of Genetics at Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif., where he has developed one of the most robust gene discovery programs in the world, employing germline mutagenesis and careful analysis of relevant phenotypes. Read More