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Donor planned giving can increase your impact

Donor planned giving can increase your impact

Did you know you can benefit your family’s financial planning while supporting LE&RN?


Thanks to donor planned giving, LE&RN recently was able to give $500,000 in fellowships to researchers working on finding new treatments and cures for lymphatic diseases, such as lymphedema.

Before

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Meet Hae Jin Kim, Ph.D., 2019 Travel Award Winner

Meet Hae Jin Kim, Ph.D., 2019 Travel Award Winner

Hae Jin Kim, Ph.D., currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology of the University of Missouri, under the supervision of Dr. Michael J. Davis received a poster award at the Lymphatic Forum in Austin, TX. We asked Hae Jin to share her thoughts on

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Meet Laura Alderfer, 2019 Travel Award Winner

Meet Laura Alderfer, 2019 Travel Award Winner

Laura Alderfer, currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN), under the supervision of Dr. Donny Hanjaya-Putra received a travel award from LE&RN to attend the Lymphatic Forum in Austin, TX.  We asked Laura to share her thoughts on that experience with us and to

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Understanding Lipedema and Empowering Our Patients

Understanding Lipedema and Empowering Our Patients

A guest blog post by Dr. Lindy McHutchison, M.D. This is an 8-minute read.

I’m passionate about helping people learn about lipedema, so women affected by it can stop blaming themselves for this very common, but little known, frustrating, life-changing fat disorder that mainly affects women.

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Meet Boksik Cha, 2019 Travel Award Winner

Meet Boksik Cha, 2019 Travel Award Winner

Boksik Cha, currently a senior researcher at the Daegu-Gyeongbuk Medical Innovation Foundation, under the supervision of Dr. Sathish Srinivasan at OMRF, received a Travel Award from LE&RN to attend the 2019 Lymphatic Forum in Austin, TX. We asked him to share his thoughts on that experience

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Meet Kim To, Ph.D., 2019 Travel Award Winner

Meet Kim To, Ph.D., 2019 Travel Award Winner

Kim To, currently a post-doctoral fellow at Georgia Institute of Technology, under the supervision of Dr. Brandon Dixon, received a Travel Award from LE&RN to attend the Lymphatic Forum in Austin, TX. We asked Kim to share her thoughts on that experience with us and to tell us a bit about her

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Meet Giacomo Rossitto, 2019 Travel Award winner

Meet Giacomo Rossitto, 2019 Travel Award winner

Giacomo Rossitto, currently a Ph.D. student at the British-Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence, University of Glasgow, UK, under the supervision of Prof. Christian Delles. Giacomo received a Travel Award from LE&RN to attend the Lymphatic Forum in Austin, TX. We asked him to share

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Will you stand with LE&RN on #GivingTuesday?

Will you stand with LE&RN on #GivingTuesday?

On November 18, 2019, Academy Award-winning actress and LE&RN National Spokesperson Kathy Bates was recognized for her advocacy work surrounding LE and LD at The 24 Hour Plays Gala on Broadway.

After watching a video retrospective of her tireless efforts, Ms. Bates called on the theater

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