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St. Louis Character: Dena Ladd keeps the state’s medical research climate comfortable

Oct 13, 2016, 2:30pm CDT St. Louis Business Journal As executive director for Missouri Cures, a medical research advocacy organization, Dena Ladd works with leading medical researchers throughout the United States. It’s not what she had in mind when she started her career in the fashion industry creating training programs for Christian Dior and traveling between New York and

Unnecessary politics in tobacco tax initiative

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, April 6, 2016 I am writing in response to Ms. Linda Rallo's letter "Tobacco initiative is laser-focused on children's health and education." I have been a longtime supporter of Missouri Cures. The organization promotes and protects medical research in Missouri working with the outstanding research institutions in our state. For the last

April 6th, 2016|Categories: Stories About MO Cures|

Missouri Cures opposes hijacked ballot initiative

Since the Missouri Stem Cell Research and Cures Constitutional Amendment was passed by voters in 2006, anti-research activists have continued to find ways to reverse the medical and economic gains. Their latest attempt has been to insert language in an otherwise attractive ballot proposal, "Raise Your Hand for Kids," that would fund early childhood education with increased

Stem Cell Research is Crucial for Treating Diseases

08/12/2015  Stem cell research is crucial for treating diseases Regarding the letter “Need more details on how stem cell research has saved lives" (Aug. 6): Stem cell research plays an important role as researchers continue to work toward cures and treatments for diseases such as diabetes, spinal cord injuries and macular degeneration. Stem cell research

August 12th, 2015|Categories: Stories About MO Cures|

Missouri Cures in the news – –

  Missouri Cures Education Foundation presents the Cancer Research Symposium Videotaped at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, May 1, 2015 [] featuring Kim Bland, PhD, Lucas Wartman, MD, Carolyn Henry, DVM, David T. Curiel, MD, PhD.     KTRS interviews Dena Ladd re: Cancer Research Symposium KBIA interviews Margaret Tollerton re: Cancer Research Symposium

Listen to Charlie Brennen interview Dr. Lukas Wartman on KMOX

Dr. Lukas Wartman, Cancer Survivor and Assistant Professor in the Division of Oncology, Washington University Charlie talks with Dr. Lukas Wartman of Washington Univ. about the May 1st Cancer Research Symposium. Please follow these instructions: -Go to -Click on “Charlie and Debbie” -Go to appropriate Tuesday, April 7th interview Click the blue arrow to

Amendment made human cloning illegal in Missouri

February 19, 2015 Regarding the letter "Abortion proponents try to redefine when life begins" (Feb. 10): The statement that the Amendment 2 campaign in 2006 legalized human cloning is absolutely incorrect. Amendment 2 guarantees that all research taking place on the federal level will remain legal in Missouri, keeping our outstanding research institutions in the