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Dr. William Kaelin, SU2C Scientist Receives 2016 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award

We are very excited to share with you the news that William G. Kaelin, Jr., M.D., member of the SU2C Scientific Advisory Committee was awarded the 2016 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. Dr. Kaelin, (professor, Dana Farber Cancer Institute / Medicine, Harvard Medical School), together with colleagues Peter J. Ratcliffe (University of Oxford/Francis Crick Institute) and Gregg L. Semenza (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine) were honored with the 2016 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award for their discovery of the pathway by which cells from humans and most animals sense and adapt to changes in oxygen availability, a process that is essential for survival.

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More Than $111 Million Pledged In U.S. And Canada In Connection With Sept 9 SU2C Fundraising Special

Entertainment Industry, Corporate and Organizational Donors, Non-Profit Collaborators, Philanthropists, and General Public Join Forces to Raise Funds For Cancer Research at Fifth "Roadblock" Telecast, Executive-Produced by Bradley Cooper and Award-Winning Team at Done + Dusted

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More Stars Stand Up To Cancer This Friday, September 9th 8:00-9:00PM ET/PT / 7:00PM CT

One-Hour Special to Air on more than 60 Broadcast and Cable Networks and Streaming Channels in U.S. and Canada. Viewers will have the opportunity to interact with the stars, via the SU2C phone bank and across social media #reasons2standup

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More Stars Join SU2C Telecast on Sept. 9; Will Rally Viewers By Sharing Public’s #Reasons2StandUp

LOS ANGELES - September 1, 2016 – The lineup of celebrities participating in Stand Up To Cancer’s fifth biennial telecast on Friday, Sept. 9 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT / 7:00 PM CT), got longer today with the addition of Viola Davis, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Matt Bomer, Dave Franco, Sonequa Martin-Green, Rob Riggle, Tony Hale, Terry Crews, Mel B and Bree Turner.

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More Than 90 Iconic Buildings and Landmarks in the U.S. and Canada Will Light up in Support of SU2C

Niagara Falls, The Peace Bridge, Willis Tower, The Capital Wheel, US Bank Tower and Pacific Wheel among Famous U.S. Locations to Light Up in the Colors of Stand Up To Cancer

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