Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: UTSW Researcher Recognized with Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences

Newswise imageT Southwestern Medical Center Professor Dr. Zhijian “James” Chen today became the recipient of the 2018 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences for his discovery of the cGAS enzyme, a sensor of innate immunity. The enzyme patrols the cell’s interior and sounds the alarm to trigger the immune system in response to DNA.