Dr. Ralph DeBerardinis, Professor at the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI), has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
DeBerardinis, who is also a UT Southwestern professor of pediatrics and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator, is known for his significant discoveries in cancer metabolism and research into childhood conditions known as inborn errors of metabolism. He is among 100 new members of NAM announced today. With his election, UT Southwestern now has 17 NAM members among its faculty. DeBerardinis is also the second member of CRI to be elected to NAM, along with Dr. Sean Morrison, Director of CRI.
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