Touchstone Diabetes Center

The Touchstone Diabetes Center at the
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas


The Touchstone Diabetes Center at UT Southwestern was established to bring together a group of interdisciplinary scientists and clinicians to enable them to work on the causes and the pathophysiology of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, obesity and their pathophysiology, including cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and the development of some types of cancer.



UTSouthwestern Medical Center's
President's Lecture Series
“The Secret Lives of Fat Cells: Implications for Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cancer"

1/18/2017 - New Publication for the Gupta Lab


7-22-2016-   "Skinny People with Obesity Issues? A Rare Windows for Researchers" by Gina Kolata NY Times

June  2015 -   Dr. Philipp Scherer, Director of the Touchstone Center for Diabetes Research at UT Southwestern Medical Center, receives the

prestigious 2015 Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement , the highest honor bestowed by the American Diabetes Association. (click here for video)




Our Goals

Recent Advancements
This Week in the lab
McGarry Symposium
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