Eric N. Olson, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas (image) March of Dimes Foundation Share Print E-Mail Caption Eric N. Olson, Ph.D., The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, will receive the 2013 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology. He has discovered pivotal genes and regulatory pathways that govern the development, disease and regeneration of the heart and other muscles. His discoveries help explain how heart formation occurs and have provided new ideas for ways to treat heart disease in children and adults. Credit Brian Coats for UT Southwestern Usage Restrictions Please use the photo credit, and note that Dr. Olson is the 2013 recipient of the March of Dimes Prize in Devleopmental Biology Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.