Topic

Cancer

9
Apr
2019

The Road Less Traveled in Glycoscience: Carolyn Bertozzi on The Long Run

Today’s guest on The Long Run is Carolyn Bertozzi. She is a professor of chemistry at Stanford University, and an entrepreneur. Her research is focused on glycans – the beautiful and bewilderingly complicated sugar molecule structures attached to proteins. These carbohydrates are often underappreciated by biologists, and “orthogonal” to the way many think. But glycans are known to play a...
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27
Feb
2019

Staying Resilient, Finding a Way Forward: Julia Owens on The Long Run

Julia Owens is today’s guest on The Long Run. Owens is the CEO of Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Millendo Therapeutics. This company develops drugs for rare endocrine disorders. Prader-Willi syndrome, a terrible genetic disorder that causes young people to develop voracious appetites and which leads to severe obesity, is the focus of the company’s lead drug candidate. It’s entering a pivotal...
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6
Feb
2019

Get Tickets Now: The Cancer Summit Series is Coming to Boston, SF, Seattle

We live in a time of tremendous possibility for cancer R&D. Checkpoint inhibitors, cell therapies, molecular diagnostics that catch cancer early and can guide effective custom treatment – these fields are brimming with progress. All were considered speculative at best a decade ago. The science has never been more promising. Yet pricing and access to this new world of cancer...
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12
Dec
2018

First Everest, Now Kilimanjaro: Climb With Me and a Great Biotech Team to Fight Cancer

Summiting the highest peak in the world and raising $340,000 for cancer research at Fred Hutch was the start. It was the start of something bigger. Today, I’m overjoyed to say that an outstanding team of biotech executives and investors will join me on the Kilimanjaro Climb to Fight Cancer. This will be a 7-day expedition to the summit of...
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26
Mar
2018

Mt. Everest: It’s Time

Six months of hard training is in the bank. Tomorrow morning, I will lug a pair of 120-liter gear bags to the airport and get on the plane for Kathmandu. Destination: Mt. Everest, 29,029 feet/8,848 meters. The summit of the highest mountain in the world. No matter what happens, three things are certain: I’ve given it everything I’ve got to prepare...
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12
Mar
2018

Photo Gallery: The Boston Cancer Summit

What a whirlwind last week was! The Seattle and Boston Cancer Summits were an East-West combo punch on behalf of the Everest Climb to Fight Cancer fundraising campaign for Fred Hutch. These events did the job: Bringing together leading thinkers and doers on both coasts, they both drew sellout, highly engaged crowds. The fundraising tally now stands at $326,000!! The...
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12
Mar
2018

Photo Gallery: The Seattle Cancer Summit

What a whirlwind last week was! The Seattle and Boston Cancer Summits were an East-West combo punch on behalf of the Everest Climb to Fight Cancer fundraising campaign for Fred Hutch. These events did the job: Bringing together leading thinkers and doers on both coasts, they both drew sellout, highly engaged crowds. The fundraising tally now stands at $326,000!! The...
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