August 14, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

St. Baldrick’s UC Davis

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For the 4th straight year I’m going to get my head shaved to support St. Baldrick’s in their mission to cure childhood cancer. St. Baldrick’s is a great charity that raises money specifically for pediatric cancer research in part via events at which “shavees” raise funds via pledges that they will get their heads shaved. Children facing a cancer diagnosis not only have to deal with that reality of having cancer, but also often face side effects from their treatments such as chemo and …Read More

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Last night there was a great fund-raising event for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation for children’s cancer research here in Sacramento. I was honored to captain the UC Davis School of Medicine Team (see at left). So far we have raised almost $2,500 for St. Baldrick’s. Please consider pitching in via this link. You can help kids with cancer and it’s tax deductible. Our team post-shave from left-to-right includes me, Ben Yuen (grad student in my lab), Adam Shellito (med student), and Nathan Vanden Berge …Read More