In Episode 75, Quinn & Brian discuss: Beating the crap out of childhood cancer with science and... zebrafish?
We’re getting really nerdy about beating childhood cancer with Dr. Jaclyn Taroni and Dr. Genevieve Kendall. Dr. Kendall is a Postdoctoral scholar at UT Southwestern Medical Center who utilizes zebrafish genetic models to understand how pediatric muscle cancers develop and better identify any therapies we can use to treat it. Dr. Taroni is a Principal Data Scientist at the Childhood Cancer Data Lab, an initiative of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, and her job is to help childhood cancer researchers like Dr. Kendall use data to answer some of the most important questions in the field.
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: these badasses are trying to beat kid cancer, so if you don’t care or understand why this is important, you’re a monster.
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Alex and the Amazing Lemonade Stand by Liz Scott, Jay Scott, and Pam Howard & Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg: https://www.amazon.com/registry/wishlist/3R5XF4WMZE0TV/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_ep_ws_2Gr8Ab6RS5WF3
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L.A. Loves Alex's Lemonade 2019: https://www.alexslemonade.org/event/279/register
Dr. Taroni on Twitter: twitter.com/jaclyn_taroni
Childhood Cancer Data Lab: ccdatalab.org
Dr. Kendall on Twitter: twitter.com/genkendall
“Zebrafish expose tumor pathway in childhood muscle cancer”: https://www.utsouthwestern.edu/newsroom/articles/year-2018/zebrafish.html
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