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Cancer

Scott’s Story: Fighting Cancer with a Winning Attitude

At 31 years old, Scott Burchett was in the best shape of his life. Then, in the same week that he learned he was going to be the father of twins, he was also diagnosed with thyroid cancer. It was in these two life-changing moments that Scott came to UT Southwestern Simmons Cancer Center and decided to fight his cancer with confidence.

Heart

What we know – and don’t – about South Asians’ heart disease risk

Why do South Asian people living in the U.S. have a higher risk of heart disease than other populations? In this week’s MedBlog, Parag Joshi, M.D., discusses the latest research shared at the 2019 American College of Cardiology conference in New Orleans. Learn more.

Discovery

The Gene Genie

Brain; Mental Health

Overcoming Therapy Resistant Depression

Imagine battling severe depression for decades with no treatment making a difference.

Heart

Know Your Numbers Heart Health

The numbers everyone should know about their heart health – and why prevention really is the best medicine.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

Brain Experts Help Paralyzed College Student Walk Again

Kiara Connely has a rare autoimmune disease robbed her of her vision and her ability to walk.

Heart

Heart Surgery Patient Journey

Dr. Doolabh and patient Ginger walk you through the journey of a minimally invasive heart valve patient at UT Southwestern.

Brain; Discovery

Dr. Elizabeth Maher: Through the Lens of 2HG

Improving patient care through collaborative brain tumor research.