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.

Barshop Institute officially dedicated at Research Park ceremony

May 3, 2005

In a grand ceremony of more than 650 distinguished businessmen, elected officials, The University of Texas System leaders, and Health Science Center faculty and staff, the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies was officially dedicated at the Texas Research Park on May 2.

Chiang promoted to vice president for academic administration

April 26, 2005

Theresa Chiang, Ed.D., who joined the Health Science Center in 1998 and has played a major role in supervising the institution’s student services and other administrative areas, will become vice president for academic administration effective May 1.