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A head for brain science

A head for brain science

 

Research and compassion meet in Dr. William Dauer, Director of UT Southwestern’s O’Donnell Brain Institute.

Maximum attraction

Maximum attraction

 

New Advanced Imaging Director drawn to latest upgrades for MRI facility

Less than skin deep

Less than skin deep

 

Bacteria-killing protein on epidermis needs dietary vitamin A to work.

Popular Science

Popular Science

 

Dr. Celette Sugg Skinner, Chair of the Department of Population and Data Sciences, brings a new perspective to campus to help solve pressing problems in North Texas.

In perfect harmony

In perfect harmony

 

Songbird studies offer researchers insight into stuttering, autism

Uncharted territory

Uncharted territory

 

Scientists with unique expertise take UT Southwestern research in new directions.

Heavy hitter takes on good fat, bad fat

Heavy hitter takes on good fat, bad fat

 

For years, everyone viewed body fat as unhealthy. Dr. Scherer’s research changes that thinking.

Metabolism and malignancy

Metabolism and malignancy

 

Tracking the fuel that cancer cells devour to grow

Double-duty drug discovery

Double-duty drug discovery

 

Identifying potential pharmaceuticals with action against cancer and heart disease

Breakthrough after breakthrough

Breakthrough after breakthrough

 

Like the fictional Sherlock Holmes, UT Southwestern biochemist Dr. Zhijian “James” Chen approaches scientific mysteries by applying his keen observational skills and an uncanny ability to follow clues to their logical, satisfying conclusions.