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B. Don Russell
Dr. B. Don Russell

Engineering Texas A&M Professor Named CIGRE Distinguished Member

TAMEST Members Dr. B. Don Russell has been named a Distinguished Member by the Council of Large Electric Power Systems (CIGRE). CIGRE is the largest international technical organization in the electric power industry. Dr. Russell is being recognized for his commitment to improving the reliability and availability of electric power worldwide. Read more about Dr. Russell and his recent work…

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

MedicalScience YEATS Protein Can Be Targeted for Potential Cancer Therapies

According to new study results, there is a complex packaging and delivery system within the human body capable of influencing whether or not a person will develop cancer. Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center recently revealed a novel way of manipulating chromatin and histones, using a protein reader called YEATS. Read more about the importance of the YEATS protein…

David Mangelsdorf and Steven Kliewer
Dr. David Mangelsdorf
and Dr. Steven Kliewer

MedicalScience UT Southwestern Scientists Discover New Clues to How Weight Loss is Regulated

Dr. David Mangelsdorf, TAMEST Member and recipient of the 2007 O’Donnell Award in Medicine, and Dr. Steven Kliewer recently discovered that a hormone seen as a popular target to develop weight-loss drugs works by directly targeting the brain and triggering previously unknown activity in the nervous system. Read more about the research findings surrounding the FGF21 hormone and its role in weight loss…

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