Research & Clinical Faculty

Helen Hobbs

Genetics of lipid metabolism

Helen H. Hobbs, M.D.
Howard Hughes Investigator
Director, McDermott Center
Professor of Internal Medicine & Molecular Genetics
Lab website: Hobbs–Cohen Lab

Jonathan Cohen

Genetics of quantitative traits

Jonathan C. Cohen, Ph.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Lab website: Hobbs–Cohen Lab

Andrew Zinn

Genetics of obesity

Andrew R. Zinn, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Dean, UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Maria Chahrour

Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Maria Chahrour, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Psychiatry
Lab website: Chahrour Lab

Qian Cong

Computational biology of genomes and proteins

Qian Cong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biophysics
Lab website: Cong Lab

Ralf Kittler

Cancer genetics and genomics

Ralf Kittler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Director, Next Generation Sequencing Core Facility
Lab website: Kittler Lab

Julia Kozlitina

Statistical genetics

Julia Kozlitina, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

Markey C. McNutt, M.D., Ph.D.

Genetics of rare disease

Markey C. McNutt, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Director, Human Genetics Clinical Lab

Jonathan Rios, Ph.D.

Genetics of Pediatric and Skeletal Disease

Jonathan Rios, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, Division of Molecular Genetics, Scottish Rite for Children

Carol Wise, M.D.

Genetics of pediatric musculoskeletal disorders

Carol Wise, Ph.D.
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatrics
Director, SRC Center for Pediatric Bone Biology and Translational Research at UT Southwestern

Xiao-Song Xie

Biochemistry of membrane transporters

Xiao-Song Xie, Ph.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Lab website: Xie Lab

Chao Xing

Statistical genetics and bioinformatics

Chao Xing, Ph.D.
Director, McDermott Center Bioinformatics Lab
Lab website: Xing Lab
Core website: McDermott Center Bioinformatics Core

Ralph J. DeBernadinis

Cancer metabolism
Inborn errors of metabolism

Ralph J. DeBerardinis, M.D., Ph.D.
Howard Hughes Investigator
Division Chief, Professor of Pediatrics & Genetics
Lab website: DeBerardinis Lab

Amanda Fox

Perioperative Genomics

Amanda Fox, M.D.
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Division Chief, Cardiovascular and Thoracic

Donald Glass

Genetics of skin disorders

Donald A. Glass II, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Keloid Study

Garrett Gotway, M.D., Ph.D.

Pediatric genetics

Garrett Gotway, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Program Director, Medical Genetics Residency Program

Steven Gray, Ph.D.

Gene therapy for neurological diseases

Steven Gray, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Molecular Biology, and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
Lab website: Gray Lab

Xiao-Fei Kong, M.D., Ph.D.

Human Genetics of Digestive Disorders, Inborn Errors of Immunity

Xiao-Fei Kong, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine
Lab website: Kong Lab

V. Vinod Mootha, M.D.

Genetics of cornea disease

V. Vinod Mootha, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology
Lab website: Mootha Lab

Nikhil Munshi, M.D., Ph.D.

Transcriptional control of cardiac rhythm

Nikhil V. Munshi, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular Biology
Lab website: Munshi Lab

Jason Park, M.D., Ph.D.

Genomic Medicine, Gastrointestinal Diseases, Clinical Informatics

Jason Park, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology
Clinical Director, Advanced Diagnostics Laboratory at Children's Health

Angela Scheuerle, M.D.

Pediatric genetics and metabolism

Angela Scheuerle, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology

Sarah Sinnett, Ph.D.

Gene therapy for CNS disorders

Sarah Sinnett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Robert Tower, Ph.D

Multi-omics-based approaches in musculoskeletal development, homeostasis, repair and regeneration

Robert Tower, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Lab website: Tower Lab

Kathleen S. Wilson, M.D.

Medical genetics/Genetic disorders

Kathleen S. Wilson, M.D.
Professor of Pathology
Cytogenomic Microarray Analysis Lab
Director, cytogenetics, Veripath Laboratories (Internal link)

Zhenyu Xuan, Ph.D.

Computational biology

Zhenyu Xuan, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Lab website (UT Dallas): Xuan Lab