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Volume 10 Issue 2
Nine stories of faculty and students who went further—from studying tumor DNA to chasing college dreams—thanks to generous alumni and friends.
Link Summer 2018
Matters of the heart
Maryl Johnson's heart beats for transplant cardiology. Over four decades, she has led multiple heart failure and heart transplant programs, changing countless lives along the way.
Link Summer 2017
A passion for global health
One year after graduating from Iowa State University, Kate Speckman (’07 biology) navigated a canoe down the flooded Babahoyo River in Ecuador, equipped with medicine that could save a life. Speckman, a medical mission volunteer at the time, had been […]
Link Spring 2015
Targeting cancer, alleviating chemo's side effects
Alumna Martha Vincent works to make targeted cancer therapy a reality