Topic

Cancer

15
Nov
2022

Team Julie: Fighting Back Against Glioblastoma

Thirty-seven years ago, I met a lovely and talented young woman while we were both pursuing our PhDs. We were married during our last year in graduate school, and have spent every day since raising a family; working in STEM-Medicine careers; and engaging with our communities. We had just retired in 2019 and begun making plans to travel and enjoy...
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7
Feb
2022

The Cancer Moonshot Relaunched

Last week, I had the honor of attending the Biden Administration’s relaunch of the Cancer Moonshot at the White House. The Cancer Moonshot dates back to 2016, when then-Vice President Biden, mourning the death of his son Beau, spearheaded this bold initiative to accelerate the rate of progress against cancer on a national scale. The initiative resulted in the 21st...
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22
Nov
2021

Reviving Targeted Radiopharmaceuticals for Cancer: Ken Song on The Long Run

Today’s guest on The Long Run is Ken Song. Ken is the CEO of San Diego-based RayzeBio. At RayzeBio, Ken discovered new opportunity in an area cancer R&D that had been long ago abandoned. It’s about creating targeted cancer therapies loaded with radioactive isotopes to give them extra tumor-killing punch. These aren’t the same thing as antibody-drug conjugates, in which...
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31
Aug
2021

Meet the Climb to Fight Cancer Postdoctoral Fellow: Aleena Arakaki

I’m excited to announce that the first Climb to Fight Cancer postdoctoral fellow has been selected. This is a position designed to advance the careers of young scientists from traditionally underrepresented minority groups. Aleena Arakaki is the first recipient of this postdoctoral award. She is a Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) woman. Before describing Arakaki’s background and research, here’s what the...
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