Faculty Research Interests
Helen H. Hobbs, M.D.
Howard Hughes Investigator
Director, McDermott Center
Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular Genetics
Research Interests: Genetics of Lipid Metabolism
Lab website: Hobbs–Cohen Lab
Ralph J. DeBerardinis, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics
Research Interests: Cellular Regulation of Metabolism in Normal Cells and in Cancer
Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Metabolic Diseases
Lab website: DeBerardinis Lab
Ralf Kittler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Research Interests: Cancer Biology, Genomics, Nuclear Receptors, Transcriptional Regulation
Lab website: Kittler Lab
Nikhil V. Munshi, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine (Cardiology Division) and Molecular Biology
Research Interests: Transcriptional Control of Cardiac Rhythm
Lab website: Munshi Lab
Juan Pascual, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
Research Interests: Neurogenetics, Whole Exome and Genome Analyses in Neurological Disorders
Jonathan Rios, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
PI, Division of Molecular Genetics, Scottish Rite for Children
Research Interests: Computational Genomics, Genomics of Orthopaedic Disease
Carol Wise, Ph.D.
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Director and PI, Division of Molecular Genetics, Scottish Rite for Children
Research Interests: Genetics of Pediatric Musculoskeletal Disease
Lab website: Wise Lab
Xiao-Song Xie, Ph.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Structure and Function of V-type Proton Translocating ATPase; Biochemistry of ABC transporters -ABCG5 and ABCG8
Lab website: Xie Lab
Chao Xing, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences
Research Interests: Methodology – Statistical Genetics, Genetic Mapping, Association, Linkage, and Segregation Analysis, Gene Expression. Application - Human Complex Genetic Disorders: Hypertension, Obesity, Type II Diabetes, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Age-related Macular Degeneration
Lab website: Xing Lab
Andrew R. Zinn, M.D., Ph.D.
Dean, UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Professor of Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Molecular Genetics of the Human X Chromosome, Genetic Disorders of Growth and Reproduction