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UTSW researcher wins biochemistry award

UTSW researcher wins biochemistry award

Months after earning a seat on the National Academy of Sciences, UT Southwestern researcher Dr. James Chen has won the 2015 Merck Award honoring him for his work in biochemistry and molecular biology. Read More

Gene therapy is used to adjust pigs’ heartbeat

Gene therapy is used to adjust pigs’ heartbeat

Two others — using stem cells and targeting ion channels — have also shown promise, said Dr. Nikhil Munshi, a cardiovascular researcher at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, who wrote a commentary on the study. Read More

Heart cells transformed into 'biological pacemaker'

Heart cells transformed into 'biological pacemaker'

The new findings "represent a critical step toward potentially filling an important clinical niche and provide an encouraging indication that a biological pacemaker might eventually be ready for human translation," wrote Drs. Nikhil Munshi and Eric Olson. Read More