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November 3, 2021

Estate Planning Council Luncheon – October 28 Photo Gallery

Community

On October 28, 2021, the Estate Planning Council gathered at UT Southwestern to hear updates from Amanda Billings, Vice President for Development at UT Southwestern, and Kathleen M. Gibson, President and CEO of Southwestern Medical Foundation. Rachel Bailey, M.D. discussed the progress being made in novel gene therapies to treat neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s.


October 28, 2021

Celebrating and Honoring the Life of Peter O’Donnell Jr.

Advancing Brain Treatment

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Peter O’Donnell Jr., who was a remarkable innovator, philanthropist, and visionary. For decades, the generosity of Mr. O’Donnell and his late wife Edith encouraged and built excellence in our medical community, and we know future generations will continue to benefit as the O’Donnell legacy inspires us to continue moving forward in seeking solutions and meeting society’s greatest health care needs.


October 27, 2021

Make a Tribute Gift to the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute

Advancing Brain Treatment

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Peter O’Donnell Jr., who was a remarkable innovator, philanthropist, and visionary. For decades, the generosity of Mr. O’Donnell and his late wife Edith encouraged and built excellence in our medical community, and we know future generations will continue to benefit as the O’Donnell legacy inspires us to continue moving forward in seeking solutions and meeting society’s greatest health care needs.


October 21, 2021

Year-End Giving Considerations

Planned Giving

As year-end approaches, there are several considerations affecting charitable giving that should be kept in mind.


October 18, 2021

Thank You for Supporting our Response to COVID-19

Advancing Public Health

The tremendous service UT Southwestern Medical Center continues providing to our community during the pandemic has been strengthened by the generosity of those who contribute to our COVID-19 Response Fund.


October 14, 2021

Forward Together to the Progress We Seek

Advancing Brain Treatment

For Mr. and Mrs. Skokos, making Dallas their home meant making the city a part of their mission to give back. They continue to do so today through their support and advocacy of Southwestern Medical Foundation and other organizations dear to them.


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Read the Latest Edition of Perspectives Magazine

Our 2019 edition features the world-changing gene-editing technology of CRISPR and its revolutionary impact on humanity. With voices from thought leaders, scientists, and researchers around the world, this edition opens up a profound discussion around the history and ethics of gene editing.

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