Sensing so much interest following my posts about Tom Brokaw, I wanted to let everyone know that Mr. Brokaw will be featured on a Dateline NBC broadcast tonight at 10 PM Eastern. And I ordered a copy of his book for delivery on the release day: May 12th. The MMRF must have worked hard to
With the help of Sarah Noonan, I've been able to present to you an introduction to an initiative initiative announced by President Obama earlier this week. Fortune Magazine featured the article, an editorial by the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation's (MMRF) Kathy Giusti after accompanying the President for this groundbreaking announcement. Here's an excerpt: Critics may
Thursday I ran the first of a three part series about three important cancer research initiatives that the MMRF announced last week. The first initiative hopes to build off momentum from the Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium’s (MMRC) drive to bank tissue from a large subset of multiple myeloma patients, collected in large part by 16
Fresh from an energizing trip to Norwalk, Connecticut Thursday to meet Kathy Giusti and her MMRF research team, I was excited to tune-in to watch Kathy on MSNBC's highest rated show, Morning Joe yesterday. Before we continue, why don't you watch her interview and we'll chat on the other side: http://www.nbcnews.com/id/3036789/#53083805 What did you
"I'm going to shame them into coming on-board." Exclaimed Kathy Giusti, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) and Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium. A memorable quote from a last minute, eye opening visit I made to the MMRF offices in Connecticut last week. I had never expected to be sitting
I wanted to share media profiles about two of the most high profile multiple myeloma survivors: Lisa Ray and Kathy Giusti: Lisa Ray Tells Her Story One Sari at a Time Huffington Post - Canada By Anjum Choudhry Nayyar Sometimes when you meet someone you never forget the feeling you have after talking to them.
Before I get started, did you happen to see the MMRF's Kathy Giusti interviewed in the trendy tech magazine, Fast Company? Interesting approach. Simply click-on the headline link below to access the interview: Using Data To Treat Cancer And Drive Innovation How a pair of savvy renegades are forcing collaboration in cancer R&D--and saving lives.
This news is vitally important to a number of us who have been pushing for more individualized therapy regimens and dosing: Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) and Onyx Pharmaceuticals Announce Multi-Year Collaboration to Accelerate Personalized Medicine Approaches for Multiple Myeloma - Onyx joins growing consortium of partners helping to advance the next generation of targeted
I had already written part of today's article. But after reading this comment from Nick in California, defending the MMRF, I decided to go in a different direction:Nick said... Hmm...not sure what to make of this, to be honest with you! :)While the MMRF doesn't necessarily agree with the approach that my oncologist takes, I