Tom “Haggy” Hagedorn was a celebrated tennis coach, friend and husband. When his young life was claimed by leukemia in 2009, his wife Melissa established the Tom Hagedorn Foundation to make a difference in the fight against cancer.
Amanda Baker, PharmD, PhD, an Arizona College of Pharmacy graduate of the Class of 2000, chose to train as a pharmacist for an unusual reason: to conduct translational drug development research at the Arizona Cancer Center.
Dr. Emmanuel Katsanis will direct the UA College of Medicine MD-PhD Program for medical students who are planning careers in academic medicine and biomedical research and pursuing extensive formal research training to enhance their research skills.
Arizona Cancer Center member Lisa M. Rimsza, MD, an associate professor of pathology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, is part of a team of researchers who have identified a possible gene target for treating a form of lymphoma. The study results are published in the journal Nature.