April Newsmakers

April Newsmakers

Dr. Alex A. Kane, Professor of Plastic Surgery, has been appointed to hold the Crystal Charity Ball Distinguished Chair in Plastic Surgery. Dr. Kane, who is also Division Director of Pediatric and Craniofacial Surgery at Children’s Medical Center Dallas Read More

Pharmacogenetics leader visits as Green Professor

Pharmacogenetics leader visits as Green Professor

Speaking to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, Dr. Mary V. Relling recounted how she advanced from an interest in chemistry to a doctorate in pharmacy and eventually to leadership of a department at one of the most prestigious children’s ho Read More

Speakers weigh in on obesity at Capra Symposium

Speakers weigh in on obesity at Capra Symposium

The 2016 Capra Symposium was both a gathering of experts from varying fields to address a single topic and a celebration of the life of one of the founders of the symposium, Dr. Donald Capra, who died in 2015. Read More

New Damon Runyon Fellow selected for biophysics research

New Damon Runyon Fellow selected for biophysics research

Dr. Lindsay B. Case, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Biophysics at UT Southwestern Medical Center, has been selected as one of 19 new Damon Runyon Fellows. The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation announced the national honor in late Jan Read More

Residency roads open for medical students

Residency roads open for medical students

More than 200 fourth-year medical students matched in their chosen specialties, and whose next steps toward a medical degree will take them to June 1 Commencement ceremonies at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. Read More