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Rhode Island’s Sen. Reed Visits NCI, Fogarty

Rhode Island Sen. Jack Reed gets a tour of the Children’s Inn.

Rhode Island Sen. Jack Reed (c) meets NIH director Dr. Francis Collins (second from l) and gets a tour of the Children’s Inn at NIH from its CEO Jennie Lucca (second from r).

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Reed is briefed by NCI director Dr. Ned Sharpless.

Sen. Reed is briefed by NCI director Dr. Ned Sharpless.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Reed speaking at a conference table.

While visiting NIH, Reed recalled Rhode Island’s late Rep. John Fogarty, for whom FIC is named.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Dr. Jack Shern talking to Sen Reed.

Dr. Jack Shern explains a device that performs single-cell analysis to study relapsed disease and identify specific cell characteristics driving resistance and relapse.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Sharpless and Reed greet patient Lilly Ann Brooks and her mother Candee Brooks.

Sharpless and Reed greet patient Lilly Ann Brooks and her mother Candee Brooks.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Reed visits with a patient.

Reed pays a call on Scarlett Clarkson in the NCI pediatric oncology unit in the Clinical Center.

Photo: Chia-Chi Charlie Chang

Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) visited the National Cancer Institute’s Pediatric Oncology Branch on May 1, learning about survivorship research, psychosocial care and brain tumor studies. At the end of his visit, Reed spoke at the Fogarty International Center’s 50th Anniversary Symposium at Natcher Bldg.

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