KTB News

Collection Event Detroit in 2016

The KTB will hold a tissue collection event in Detroit, MI on September 24th.  The next event in Indianapolis will not occur until early in 2017.

Don’t forget about the KTB when you’re on social media!

You’d be surprised by how much one little click can help us.  Please “like” us on facebook, and follow us on twitter @komentissuebank.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Tissue Bank at the IU Simon Cancer Center.

Dr. Hari Nakshatri recipient of 4-year VA Merit Award!

Dr. Hari Nakshatri, member of the Komen Tissue Bank Scientific Advisory Committee, has been honored with an award totaling $1,201,507, and will join the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center as a Research Scientist.  Serum samples from the KTB were part of the preliminary studies of this grant. Congratulations, Dr. Nakshatri!

Latinos under-represented in clinical trials

This article from the Houston Chronicle helps explain the importance of Latinos’ educating themselves about the value of participation in medical research.

Just Peachey: Bearing Fruit cookbook available now!

The Catherine Peachey Fund is a huge supporter of the KTB, has just launched a great cookbook, Just Peachey: Bearing Fruit. 20th Anniversary Edition. It makes a great Holiday gift! Purchase one here.

KTB Videos

Click here to see a variety of videos about donating tissue and the importance of donating as a minority woman.

The research is coming, the research is coming!

To learn more about research that has been published using samples from the Komen Tissue Bank, please click here.

Repeat donations

The KTB will be starting a new project directed at trying to acquire second donations from women who donated at least five years previously.  We will get more information out to you as the project progresses.

The KTB is finally tweeting!

The Komen Tissue Bank is on Twitter. Here’s to our donors, volunteers, and researchers – come follow us! @KomenTissueBank

Upcoming KTB collection events

Our final 2016 tissue collection event will be held in Detroit, MI on Sept. 24th.  In January 2017, a tissue collection event will be held in Indianapolis.

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