Behind every gift to UT Southwestern Medical Center is a story. These stories inspire us to search for new lifesaving treatments, deliver personalized care to our patients, and provide superb training to the researchers, physicians, and health care providers who are the future of medicine. Watch a short video then read more about the generous supporters who make our work possible.
When their son Giorgio was born, heightened parental instincts immediately kicked in for Erin and Nick Borzellino. They sensed their son’s development was not normal as he began missing significant childhood milestones.
Dr. Bernard Chaiken retired at the age of 89 after a rewarding career as a gastroenterologist, running a private practice in New Jersey for more than 60 years. He is a proud alumnus, graduating in 1949 from Southwestern Medical College, and has created a fund to support scholarships for students enrolled at UT Southwestern.
For Dr. Enrico Bartolucci, whose own medical practice is dedicated to dental implantology and periodontics, it was a personal experience that piqued his interest in endocrine surgery.
Investor Richard Rainwater received a devastating diagnosis in 2009. The Fort Worth native was suffering from progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), a fatal and incurable brain disease.
A common and easy-to-use eye scanning technique is making waves in the fight against multiple sclerosis (MS).
A former Dallas County judge who also served on the Dallas City Council, the Honorable Garry A. Weber has known about UT Southwestern Medical Center’s distinguished reputation for years.
Demonstrating its commitment to UT Southwestern Medical Center and recognizing the institution’s mission to conduct impactful medical research and provide the most advanced clinical care, charitable foundation Once Upon a Time… has recently donated $10 million in support of research being led by several faculty members across campus.
After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 1971, Nicholas Major went on to build a successful clothing manufacturing career in Dallas. However, the depth of his mental illness – specifically clinical depression – negatively affected his quality of life and hindered his ability to enjoy social interactions and create lasting relationships.
For decades Adelyn and Edmund M. Hoffman were champions of UT Southwestern Medical Center and its commitment to medical excellence and dedication to discovery.
Established by the Jim & Joanie Hatcher Charitable Trust in 1996, the Joanie Hatcher Memorial Survivor Symposium celebrated its 20th anniversary on Sept. 17 at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Tom and Lula Gooch Auditorium.
Traci Griswold operates under no illusions: “I know that it’s too late for us,” she said. A disease that few people have even heard of has already transformed her once-vibrant, successful husband into a man in a wheelchair who slurs his words and can’t feed himself … and it will almost certainly kill him.
Public perception of pancreatic cancer is a dire one. That’s with good reason, as the disease’s vague symptoms and its location deep in the abdomen rarely results in early diagnosis.
After receiving care from Dr. Amit Khera, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Preventative Cardiology Program, Dick and Jacqueline Grote began searching for ways to express their immense gratitude.
Recognizing one of UT Southwestern’s well-respected researchers for his vision and guidance, The Mary Kay Foundation recently donated $250,000 to establish the Distinguished Professorship in Women’s Cancer Research in Honor of Jerry Shay, Ph.D.
Gayle and Paul Stoffel, treated UTSW medical students to an intimate tour of their private art collection
Longtime UT Southwestern supporters and leading art collectors, Gayle and Paul Stoffel, treated UTSW medical students enrolled in the Art of Observation course to an intimate tour of their private art collection.
Dr. Douglas Sinn became an internationally recognized leader in the advancement of pediatric craniofacial health over his 30-year career at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Dr. Bertrand S. Moore’s career as a psychologist spanned 35 years, during which his leadership and foresight were vital to the growth and success of UT Dallas’ School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
Sons of the Flag, a Dallas-based nonprofit organization supporting burn survivors, has pledged $100,000 in funding for research fellowships in the Department of Surgery’s Division of Burns, Trauma, and Critical Care.