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Molly Lindquist

October 31, 2013

UCSF's Dr. Michael Korn's reason for pursuing his scientific research is very personal. He tells us, "I was largely raised by my grandmother in a small village in Germany. She was the warm-hearted center of the family who fostered my appreciation for science, arts and music. When I was 17, she developed esophageal cancer. I saw her dwindle away in front of our eyes, in pain and unable to swallow. After several months of agony and with no help available, she was finally relieved from her suffering. Out of this tragedy and loss, I recognized the importance of following my passion for science so that I might help prevent the same suffering among future generations." Please donate to Dr. Korn's project or share with those you know who have been touched by cancer. Together, we are stronger!

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  • Jenn Murphy

    No. We just launched a company ( that provides healthcare consumers the ability to search and review top doctors and institutions in research and treatment for any medical condition. Right now, we're just trying to let people know it's available.

    • Alessandra Rizzotti

      Thanks Jenn! Are you involved in this specific type of research?

  • Jenn Murphy

    Thanks for sharing. Expertscape chipped in!