Dr. Vidu Garg

Dr. Vidu Garg, assistant professor of pediatrics, has received the Richard D. Rowe Award in Perinatal Cardiology from the Society for Pediatric Research in recognition of his research achievements in academic pediatrics.

He received the award for research efforts that identified a genetic mutation in a gene, NOTCH1, that causes aortic valve disease and examined how the gene is involved in the process. The research was largely based on a study of five generations of a Dallas family.

Dr. Garg, who has been at UT Southwestern since 1997, joined the faculty in 2002.