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Detecting and Attacking Cancer through Innovation

2018-Sep-13 17:42:00
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  Jamieson, Parker share new approaches to cancer prevention and treatment at the Koman Family Outpatient Pavilion at UC San Diego Health. It can be hard to keep up with the wealth of new discoveries and research that takes place every day along the Pacific shore. Even the cliffs that launch paragliders over the ocean […]

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Padres Pedal the Cause Awards $2.4 Million in Funding for Cancer Research

2018-Jun-22 10:50:01
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11 new collaborative cancer research projects receive Padres Pedal the Cause Discovery Grants   Padres Pedal the Cause announced the first wave of cancer research teams that will receive funding through its annual Discovery Grant program. The non-profit organization awards millions of dollars each year to cross-institutional teams of physicians and scientists from San Diego’s […]

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Researcher Spotlight: Graham McVicker, Salk Institute

2017-Nov-06 17:59:38
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Pictured: Team SCC- Salk Cancer Center Team, Graham McVicker is third from right.   Meet Graham McVicker, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Laboratory of Genetics and the Integrative Biology Laboratory at the Salk Institute. Earlier this year, he received one of 12 Padres Pedal grants awarded with our 2016 donation, along with Jesse Dixon, Ph.D., of […]

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Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Sumit Chanda, Sanford Burnham Prebys

2017-Oct-25 18:41:42
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Meet Sumit Chanda, Ph.D., director and professor of the Immunity and Pathogenesis Program in the Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases Center at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute. Earlier this year, he received one of 12 Padres Pedal grants awarded with our 2016 donation, along with Dan Kaufman, M.D., Ph.D., of Moores Cancer Center at UC San […]

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Tips for Detecting Cancer Early

2017-Jul-12 12:24:57
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Early diagnosis often means a much higher likelihood of successful cancer treatment, so it’s important to do everything you can to detect cancer as soon as possible. When it comes to early cancer detection, it’s important to know a number of things, including your family cancer history and what signs to watch out for. You […]

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Research Grant Spotlight: Association between nightly fasting and cancer risk

2016-Jun-10 07:08:00
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This past April, Padres Pedal presented $1.3 million to fund seven innovative research projects being conducted by teams of researchers from our beneficiary institutions. On a monthly basis, we will be highlighting one of the projects to provide additional information to our readers into the research that is funded by your miles of riding and […]

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$1.3 million raised by 2015 Ride presented to beneficiaries

2016-May-05 10:28:09
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One of our two favorite days of the year is when we present the money raised through our event to our beneficiaries (the other being ride day). On April 21st, we gathered at Rady Children’s Hospital–San Diego with a group of distinguished guests and presented an honorary check for $1.3 million representing the total raised […]

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San Diego Padres and Pedal the Cause Expand Partnership

2016-May-04 13:40:42
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Photo Credit: Scott Wachter Annual cycling fundraiser re-branded as Padres Pedal the Cause SAN DIEGO, CA (APRIL 23, 2016) – The San Diego Padres and Pedal the Cause today announced a partnership expansion that will re-brand the annual cycling fundraiser as Padres Pedal the Cause for 2016 and beyond. The two organizations, which first partnered […]

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