Beneficiary Spotlight- UT Southwestern

January 22, 2019

We are excited for our 9th annual Head for the Cure 5K - North Texas on Saturday, May 4th!  Encourage friends, family, co-workers or even strangers to support brain cancer research and programs. To learn more about how your participation supports local brain cancer initiatives, read more about one of our amazing beneficiaries!

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Meet our local beneficiary! 

UT Southwestern, one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, integrates pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education. The institution’s faculty has received six Nobel Prizes, and includes 22 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 18 members of the National Academy of Medicine, and 14 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators. The faculty of more than 2,700 is responsible for groundbreaking medical advances and is committed to translating science-driven research quickly to new clinical treatments. UT Southwestern physicians provide care in about 80 specialties to more than 100,000 hospitalized patients, 600,000 emergency room cases, and oversee approximately 2.2 million outpatient visits a year. Funds raised through Head for the Cure help fund brain cancer research and programs at UT Southwestern O’Donnell Brain Institute.

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