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With all the projects coming down the pike at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), the appointment of new assistant vice chancellor of finance and operations Patrick Callaghan could not have come at a better time.
Sitting at the Brick & Bell coffee shop in La Jolla Shores on Sept. 4 with local residents Sandra Munson and Tim Johnson as they catch up over iced teas, one would never know that just three weeks prior, the two were undergoing surgery so Munson could donate a kidney to Johnson.
Some may argue that The Village has its fair share of health, wellness and fitness facilities, but the new ones coming into town insist they have unique offerings that will help them stand out.
While called “The Type 1 Diabetes Cookbook,” La Jolla resident Laurie Block’s recently penned work is more of a guidebook into the world of Type 1 Diabetes (previously known as Juvenile Diabetes), which affects approximately 1.25 million people in the United States.
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FRONTLINE CANCER: Some of you may recall what I hope was a heartwarming holiday column about one family, a doctor and their unified hope for a new beginning (in the Dec. 26, 2018 La Jolla Light, “Frontline Cancer : The season for family, health, hope and new beginnings” at lajollalight.com/scott-lippman/cm-ljl-frontline-cancer-jan3-2019-20190102-story.html) I’d like to update you on their journey and share an amazing story of an uncommon partnership in rare disease that has accelerated strategic alliances and rare cancer research, specifically SDH-deficient Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) research, all in the last three years.
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