See also our related blogs for the Keller Laboratory and the Pediatric Preclinical Testing Initiative.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Kyla McCullough Gift Fund furthering Research, every day

We extend our heartfelt thanks to the Kyla McCullough Gift Fund who have made a generous gift of a vital instrument to Pediatric Cancer Biology Program laboratories.  This NanoDrop Spectrophotometer (pictured in the left bottom corner) is a special type of instrument uses sparingly small amounts of our experimental samples to measure the concentration of DNA and RNA that the samples contain.  This spectrophotometer will be used by multiple laboratories very often - approximately 7–10 researchers each day. A placard on the instrument reads:
Kyla McCullough Gift Fund
Know You’re Loved Always

Kyla was diagnosed with a brain tumor in First Grade and she touched many lives.  Her memory, kindness and strength of spirit live on in the selfless advocacy for new treatments of childhood cancers - the mission of her her parents and the board of the Kyla McCullough Gift Fund.  

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