New dean announced: David H. Perlmutter, MD, has been named executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine. His tenure begins Dec. 1. A former faculty member, Perlmutter succeeds Larry J. Shapiro, MD, who is stepping down after 12 years. MORE


Fighting cancer: One of four medical students selected for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s 2015 Medical Research Fellows Program, Julia Wagner has enlisted in the fight against cancer with her focus on a type of immune cell called natural killer (NK) cells. Watch Video