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When Dr. Thomas D. Burke, MD, an international expert on gene editing for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, spoke in 2017 he started off by telling now-worsened AGA patients that, "it is pretty easy" to get antibody research done cheaply in Tanzania. Two grants — one sponsored by the Ken and Ann Bakumas Foundation, the other by the National Cancer Institute — helped bring a Kenyan scientist to New York; then, the Lemrich Foundation for Cancer Research helped them bring the Kenyan reporter to the East Coast for a story.

Burke's research was featured recently in two New York Times feature stories: one on the ability of the Toni Morrison reporter, Susan Ryner, to fund RIKEN research in Ethiopia, and another on a cutting-edge approach to how to carry out project- and individual-level immunotherapy.

THE KIDDER CHARITY Dr. Burke's laboratory at the University of Rochester, which has worked in collaboration with the Klaus Norlgren Comprehensive Cancer Center, initially supported a grant from the Kisikota community, the battlefield of northern Africa. Grant money kept the center training in Excellence in Research and Innovative Animal Health, the common mainframe of NAMC, and improved its ability to follow emerging therapies and technologies in five key areas of biomedical research: immune oncology, breast cancer, neurodegenerative disease and longevity, and oncology. In a set of studies published in Science Translational Medicine, Burke's lab set up collaboration with Mutonte, Kenya to investigate a potential therapeutic approach to treat the most common form of cancer. The program consisted of matching Mutonte's grant with a grant from the US NIH, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), which funded a number of research projects, including a few planned for Kadena University.

DIDN’T HEAR ABOUT MARKETTO In early January, Burke surprised the clinic visiters, trained, and the many patients.

“My first patient came up to me the next day and said: ‘Can I meet Dr. Burke, the leader of this research project, who is devoted to working to save NIAID from a complete useless waste and who has demonstrated extraordinary science and scientific skills?’”.The patient remained a mystery for weeks, a full-on press event brought to an end by word from the chair of the New York ATS cancer center with the accolade: the prestigious 18th annual Kimmel Cancer Facts and Figures Award at the 57th Annual Meeting of the American Thoracic Society. They thought Burke had been called upon for an #80 grant for NIAID, but the representative didn’t organize an event. So her team prepared dinner and a picky patient and sponsor.

In short, it was a win won inside.

REACH SO FAR Down the line, Columbia responded to the request for comments from Burke to create the 40-page in-depth profile. That effort grew from the fact that Burke has connections within NIAID that, given his CNN experience and his previous work helping to fight orphan and developmental tumors, would make her interested in joining the agency’s Vaccine Clubs.

“I feel we’ve accomplished much here, and I am grateful to have the opportunity to have supported a truly wonderful colleague,” Burke told the group. “But I feel strongly we have to leave the door open for additional research, and find a way to use the 20-plus years of peer-reviewed history we have accumulated here, to actually start that kind of research.”

The department has already stepped up searches for a chair of the Gene Expression and Developmental Therapeutics and Epigenetics subprograms, as well as initiatives on earlier stages of NIAID, as well as a new clinical trials passion project in support of the “Endocrine Society Cancer Program,” which currently aims to fund excellent scientists in all the fields that offer them the opportunity to license, such as NIAID. Diamond pen posted in other forums.

After weeks, Burke had it — through a roving recruit and a lucky pro-bono cash grant.

Better STARTING PRACTICEIt is pertinent that Burke is the lead finalist in cancer immunotherapy trials being presented in the Termed “Gene Expression and Developmental Therapeutics” Peterson Institute for Cancer Research at Duke. She appears every year to perform this groundbreaking immunotherapy in 140-and-more clinical trials and is a leading speaker.

Burke’s research has helped pave the way for the immunotherapies that successfully eradicated the HIV virus in patients with melanoma, the most commonly lethal form of skin cancer. In this Nov. 7 presentation, she