Jay D. Horton, M.D.

Title
Dr. Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Chair
Department
Department of Internal Medicine
Institution
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Address
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Dallas, TX 75390-9046
Phone
(214) 648-9677
E-mail
jay.horton[at]utsouthwestern.edu
Website
http://www4.utsouthwestern.edu/moleculargenetics/pages/horton/lab.html
Research Field
Molecular Biology
Award Year
2000

Research

The Horton lab is interested in defining the molecular and metabolic alterations that result in excessive fat accumulation in liver. Our current focus is characterizing enzymes involved in microsomal fatty acid elongation and defining the potential roles the products of these enzymes have in regulating lipid homeostasis.