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Dr. Philipp Scherer Named Endocrinology Transatlantic Medalist

Philipp Scherer, Ph.D.

Philipp Scherer, Ph.D.

Philipp Scherer, Ph.D., Professor and Director of the Touchstone Diabetes Center, will deliver the Transatlantic Medal Lecture during the Society for Endocrinology’s annual conference next week. The medal award was instituted in 1979 to promote connections between endocrinology in the United Kingdom and North America.

Originally from Switzerland, Dr. Scherer holds a bachelor’s degree in molecular biology and a doctorate in biochemistry from the Biocenter at the University of Basel. He completed his postdoctoral training as a research fellow at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research.

Prior to joining the UT Southwestern faculty in 2007, he served as a faculty member at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he became a professor in 2006.