Dr. Masters recognized with an honorary degree from the oldest Czech Republic university

May 24, 2005

Scientific ambassador Bettie Sue Masters, Ph.D., the Robert A. Welch Foundation Distinguished Professor in Chemistry in the Health Science Center’s department of biochemistry, will be awarded an honorary doctorate in medical sciences from Charles University in Prague, the oldest and most prestigious Czech university founded in 1348, and one of the 12 oldest universities in the world.

Type 2 diabetes may begin with Grandma’s diet, research suggests

May 10, 2005

An innovative study published in the latest online edition of the Journal of Physiology provides the first evidence that the insulin resistance typical of type 2 diabetes can be “programmed” across two generations by poor nutrition during a grandmother’s pregnancy and lactation.