To mark its milestone 35th anniversary, Creative Beginnings will host a celebration on Saturday, October 22, 2016, from 10 am to 2 pm for current families, staff, alumni and families who are interested in enrolling their children. The event will feature fall festivities for the entire family, including a pumpkin patch and pumpkin decorating, Quiver Farm apple cider press, Quiver Farm petting zoo, face painting, bead stringing, Mr. Science, a “selfie” photo booth, and DJ entertainment. Light refreshments will be served.
There is a national unmet need for clinical trials targeting patients with this rare malignancy. The study is one of a kind in the nation and is designed to help patients with high grade neuroendocrine tumors specifically.
"During my time at Fox Chase, I have established the influenza infection model, which, combined with conventional molecular methods, elucidated the mechanisms in which influenza infected cells activate a parallel cell death pathways as a host defense method."
Dr. Vijayvergia has been a faculty member of Fox Chase since 2015. She also serves as assistant professor in the department of hematology/oncology as well as the assistant chief of gastrointestinal medical oncology.
I am the product of a blue-collar upbringing. I was raised on the principles of working hard and getting an education, but without funding from the National Institute of Health (NIH), I wouldn’t have had the opportunity to pursue scientific research.
"The current phase of my career began serendipitously when I met Dr. Roland Dunbrack in India. I became his tour guide and we spoke about everything from culture and history, to science, which led to me becoming a postdoc in his lab in December 2013."