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Dr. Benjamin Greenberg collaborated on one of the largest full DNA analyses of a rare autoimmune disorder, identifying a gene mutation that may help improve treatments of neuromyelitis optica.
Dr. Meifan Chen is the lead author of a study in which scientists have found a genetic trigger that may improve the brain’s ability to heal from strokes, concussions, and other debilitating injuries.
Dr. Kan Ding is lead author on a study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease which finds more evidence that exercise improves brain health, helping to prevent or slow cognitive decline.
Dr. Peter Tsai and his co-researchers from the Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute have discovered that some of the social impairments in children with autism could be corrected with brain stimulation to a certain part of the cerebellum.
A new Distinguished Chair in Alzheimer’s Disease Therapeutic Research has been established at UT Southwestern Medical Center through generous funding from the Presbyterian Village North Foundation; and Dr. Joachim Herz has been named the inaugural holder.
A study led by Dr. Craig Powell has identified a pair of autism treatments that may restore brain function to patients who lack a gene needed to maintain connections between neurons.
Brendan Kelley, M.D., joins UT Southwestern as Vice Chair for Clinical Operations and Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics.
Dr. DaiWai Olson established the Neuroscience Nursing Research Center in 2013 to train and support nurses who want to conduct research studies.
Dr. Bradley Lega teamed up with Dr. Genevieve Konopka on a study which led to the identification of more than 100 genes linked to memory.
Dr. Edward Pan is conducting a clinical trial to give patients with glioblastoma an alternative to chemotherapy.