MRF Announces 2010 Research Grants

In its Spring 2010 Newsletter, the Melanoma Research Foundation announced the recipients of its annual research grants, including:

Dr. SubbaRao Madhunapantula – Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (Hershey, PA)
Targeting Kinases to Treat Melanomas
Award in memory of Doug Gillespie, Karl J. Nelson, Linda K. Snyder, George Madzia, Nancy Fox, Scarlet Lawrence Akins, and Kent McCullough

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El Sol de Tampico

The newspaper El Sol de Tampico ran this story on us on Sept. 26, 2008, the day before we arrived in the city of Tampico, Mexico.

Madison County Herald and Marshall Ramsey

The other day, we had the pleasure of speaking by phone to Leah Square of the Madison County Herald, based just outside of the state capitol of Jackson, Mississippi. Her resulting story appeared in today’s edition of the paper. Thank you to Leah, and also thanks go out to freelance photographer Will Smith (no, not THAT Will Smith), who provided the photos included with the story.

You can read the story online at here (no longer available).

Another big thank you goes to Marshall Ramsey, editorial cartoonist for the Clarion-Ledger of Jackson, and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, and is nationally syndicated by the Copley News Service. Marshall also happens to be a melanoma survivor; he stopped by when we were visiting the Madison, MS Sherwin-Williams store to offer his support. Thanks, Marshall, and thanks for writing about us here on your blog.

The Plain Dealer

Thanks to Zachary Lewis of The Plain Dealer of Cleveland for talking to us and telling our story. You can read the online version here, or open this downloadable version (requires Adobe Reader program).

Thanks to Main Street Cupcakes

Thank you to Main Street Cupcakes of Hudson, Ohio for mentioning us on their blog!

The Medina County Gazette

Thank you to The Gazette newspaper of Medina County for mentioning us in today’s feature article on bicycling!

WKYC TV Channel 3

Thanks to Paul Thomas of WKYC TV Channel 3 for coming down to Peninsula to talk about our trip and put together a story that appeared on the evening news. You can read about it and view the report online at their web site here:

http://www.wkyc.com/news/local/news_article.aspx?storyid=95252&catid=45