Blue Genes Bash NYC 2021

October 14, 2021 was the 2021 Blue Genes Bash NYC



The honorees were:

C. Richard (Rick) Boland, MD, AGAF, is a gastroenterologist and Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. He was among the first gastroenterologists to explore “microsatellite instability” in cancer, and his laboratory developed the first in vitro models to study the basic biology of Lynch Syndrome. In recent years, he has contributed to our understanding of the genetic and epigenetic basis of colorectal cancer.

Luz Estefhany Soto-Cossio, MD, is 30 years old and was born in a small town in the north of Mexico. She is a physician. She diagnosed herself and her mother with Lynch Syndrome (MLH 1) when she was 27 years old when she was studying for her boards during her residency and read about Lynch syndrome.

The Colon Cancer Coalition: AliveAndKickn has been proud to partner with the Colon Cancer Coalition on the Get Your Rear in Gear - New York City race since 2015 and on a national scale since 2018.

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