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LE and LD becoming part of a global conversation

Dear LE&RN Supporting Member,

Recently, I had an hour-long conversation with a nonprofit leader to talk about LE&RN’s efforts to fight lymphedema and lymphatic diseases. Within minutes of ending the call, I received a thoughtful e-mail wishing us luck in our battle against “lymphoma.”
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See what happens when LE&RN Members come together

See what happens when LE&RN Members come together

Dear Ally in the Fight Against Lymphedema and Lymphatic Diseases,

In March of 2015, I witnessed something extraordinary.

A six-year-old girl, Emma Detlefsen, appeared before the New York State legislature in Albany alongside myself and other representatives from LE&RN. For 12 years, LE&RN

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Dong Li, 2017 LE&RN Travel Award winner

Dong Li, 2017 LE&RN Travel Award winner

Dong Li, currently a Research Scientist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, under the supervision of Dr. Hakon Hakonarson, received a Travel Award from LE&RN to attend the 2017 Lymphatics Forum in Chicago. We asked Dong Li to share his thoughts on that experience with us and to tell

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Samia Bachmann, 2017 LE&RN Travel and Poster Award winner

Samia Bachmann, 2017 LE&RN Travel and Poster Award winner

I am Samia Bachmann, currently completing Ph.D. studies in the lab of Prof. Michael Detmar at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. I first became aware of the lymphatic system during my studies to become a veterinarian. However, I only began to really appreciate this

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Ajit Muley, Ph.D., 2017 LE&RN Travel Award winner

Ajit Muley, Ph.D., 2017 LE&RN Travel Award winner

Ajit Muley, currently a Ph.D. postdoctoral research scientist at Columbia University (Medical Center campus), under the supervision of Dr. Carrie Shawber received a Travel Award from LE&RN to attend the 2017 Lymphatics Forum in Chicago. We asked Ajit to share his thoughts on that experience

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