Author: Lynn Carroll, C’93
Has someone you care about been touched by a disease or illness? Most of us have someone in our lives who has struggled with a serious condition, and we give money when we can, whether to research leukemia or cancer or heart disease. Some want to help in a more tangible way, but how?
Consider participating in a research study at Penn. Some studies need healthy “control” subjects as well as individuals who exhibit certain symptoms. It’s critical to learn all the facts about a study before volunteering, so please do your homework first. Who knows? You could contribute to a groundbreaking discovery, like the recent “killer T-cells” story!
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