Gov. Abbott spoke about "Research Talent and Its Impact on Driving the Future of Texas."
Watch the video shown at the Breakthrough Prize describing Dr. Hobbs' exciting work.
Dr. Helen H. Hobbs is the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.
One of three researchers who worked for almost 10 years to produce groundbreaking multiple sclerosis research.
Two UT Southwestern molecular biologists are among 26 distinguished biomedical scientists nationwide.
Dr. Scherer is the fourth UT Southwestern faculty member to receive the prestigious honor.
With their election, UT Southwestern now has 23 NAS members on its faculty.
Gift includes $1,000,000 to the Foundation to establish Distinguished Chair.