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2.5 million To Dr. Melissa Skala

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Dr. Melissa Skala, one of the Young Ambassadors’ 2012 Discovery Grant recipients, let us know this week that the funding provided by the Young Ambassadors allowed her team to develop novel assessment technologies to enable accurate drug testing in patient tumors. Following the breakthrough discoveries in Dr. Skala’s lab that came about as a result […]

Young Ambassadors Awarding Day – November 9, 2013

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

I didn’t know what to expect attending my first awarding. I was blown away by the researchers and their dedication to finding a cure for some of the most horrific cancers people face today. Trying to narrow down the top three was a struggle. All of the presenters are doing research that will have a […]

An Evening with the Director

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

The night started off with everyone gathered around the patio at Rumours Wine Bar in the gulch as we listened to Kelly, Todd and EB update us on our fundraising progress. We had already raised over $70,000 and our goal for this year is $105,000 which we are getting very close to! After a quick […]

Awardee Chris Williams Recognized on

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

I was fortunate to receive funding from the American Cancer Society at a very early stage in my career which, like the funding that I received from the Young Ambassadors, provided resources that were pivotal in moving my research program forward and making discoveries. The ACS recently recognized my program as one of their 100 […]