M.D., Ph.D., Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Theo Ross serves as the director of the UT Southwestern Cancer Genetics Program in Dallas, Texas. She received her M.D. and Ph.D. from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis and completed her medical residency at Harvard’s the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, followed by a fellowship in oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Her laboratory investigates the normal function of BRCA1 as well as the basic biology of cancer cells and how those cells resist cancer drugs. Her first book A CANCER IN THE FAMILY: Take Control of Your Genetic Inheritance was published by Avery (Penguin/Random House) Books this year.