Second-longest heart transplant survivor in U.S. now has also beat COVID

By Updated: June 27, 2020 10:33 AM CT | Published: June 26, 2020 9:14 PM CT Subscribers Only

Thomas Bryant, a heart transplant survivor, was admitted to the hospital weeks after he had surgery for colon cancer. His COVID treatment and recovery will be part of body of research being gathered around the world that will help scientists know how to treat people with underlying conditions. 


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Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.

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