Genetic & Metabolic Disease

In the News

April 2013

April 19, 2013 — Ralph DeBerardinis, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics at the Children’s Research Institute at UT Southwestern, has been elected a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI). Founded in 1908, ASCI is one of the country’s most respected medical honor societies, with more than 3,000 physician-scientists from all medical specialties who have been elected to the society for their outstanding achievements in biomedical research. More information about ASCI is available here.

April 2, 2013 — Ralph DeBerardinis, M.D., Ph.D., and Hao Zhu, M.D., are the first two faculty members recruited to join Sean Morrison, Ph.D., at Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI). Dr. DeBerardinis, whose lab focuses on cancer and metabolism, and Dr. Zhu, whose lab focuses on liver cancer, recently discussed their reasons for joining CRI and what each hopes to achieve through their research in the coming years. Read the Q&A.