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Megan Golden

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January 11, 2019

Will Pancreas Surgery Cure My Pancreatitis? Doctors Explain TPIAT

Mission: Cure's webinar, TPIAT: Should I Have My Pancreas Removed?, discusses pancreas surgery to reduce chronic pain from pancreatitis.  This is the fourth broadcast in Mission: Cure’s Patient and Family Webinar Series. In this webinar replay you can hear Dr. Melena Bellin of the University of Minnesota explain: Who should consider TPIAT (Total Pancreatectomy & Islet Auto-Transplantation) The selection criteria The TPIAT…
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NewsWebinars
December 13, 2018

“Is Pancreatitis in Your Genes?” Webinar Q&A

We had so many questions during our webinar on the genetics of pancreatitis, which can be viewed here, that we could not answer them all during the session. We didn't want to leave questions unanswered, so here are Dr. Mark Haupt and Dr. David Whitcomb's answers to the questions we didn’t get to: (more…)
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NewsWebinars
December 9, 2018

Curing Pancreatitis: It’s Time for a New Approach!

https://youtu.be/BOmLjiVIX6c On December 8th, Mission: Cure hosted an informational webinar for chronic and recurrent acute pancreatitis patients, their families and clinicians on their new approach to curing pancreatitis. It featured co-directors Megan Golden and Linda Martin, who gave presentations on the gap Mission: Cure is working to address, their innovative financing model, and how patients and families can get involved…
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UncategorizedWebinars
November 15, 2018

“Is Pancreatitis in Your Genes?” Webinar Presentation Slides

On November 13th, Mission: Cure hosted an informational webinar for chronic and recurrent acute pancreatitis patients, their families and clinicians on new genetic discoveries related to this disease. Below are the slides for the presentations by Dr. David Whitcomb of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Dr. Mark Haupt of Ariel Precision Medicine, two award-winning and innovative leaders, and a…
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November 14, 2018

Is Pancreatitis in Your Genes?

https://youtu.be/dLrEmdmgaLQ On November 13th, Mission: Cure hosted an informational webinar for chronic and recurrent acute pancreatitis patients, their families and clinicians on new genetic discoveries related to this disease. It featured presentations by Dr. David Whitcomb of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Dr. Mark Haupt of Ariel Precision Medicine, two award-winning and innovative leaders, and a engaging Q&A session…
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NewsWebinars
October 29, 2018

Is Pancreatitis in Your Genes? A Webinar on New Genetic Discoveries in Chronic and Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis

Mission: Cure invites you to attend our Informational Webinar for Chronic and Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis Patients, their Families and Clinicians on November 13, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. EST! Join Dr. David Whitcomb of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Dr. Mark Haupt of Ariel Precision Medicine to learn more about the genetics behind most cases of chronic pancreatitis. By…
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UncategorizedWebinars
October 27, 2018

“Is Pancreatitis in Your Genes” Webinar Speakers

David C. Whitcomb, MD, PhD is the Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology, and Physiology at the University of Pittsburgh and Chief of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Whitcomb founded the Center for Genomic Sciences (now part of the Genomics and Proteomics Core Laboratory), served as Director of the Nutrition Support Service and Director…
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Blog
October 15, 2018

Kayla-Ann Keagy: Courage Award Recipient Tells Her Story

At the 2018 LA Party for a Cure fundraising event, Mission: Cure had the honor of awarding the Courage Award to four remarkable young individuals living with chronic pancreatitis. While the event as a whole was a verifiable success, raising over $150,000 to support the search for a cure, it was the stories of Matthew Musto (aka blackbear), Kayla-Ann Keagy,…
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October 12, 2018

Diana & Diego Miranda: Courage Award Recipients Tell Their Stories

At the 2018 LA Party for a Cure fundraising event, Mission: Cure had the honor of awarding the Courage Award to four remarkable young individuals living with chronic pancreatitis. While the event as a whole was a verifiable success, raising over $150,000 to support the search for a cure, it was the stories of Matthew Musto (aka blackbear), Kayla-Ann Keagy,…
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September 11, 2018

blackbear Will Accept Courage Award at Mission: Cure LA Fundraiser to Cure Pancreatitis

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