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FSU students honored during 2019 President’s Humanitarian Luncheon

Mar 2019 MEDIA COVERAGE
From ratifying amendments to registering bone marrow donors to teaching courses in Kenya and rural India, students at Florida State University have done more than just balance studies and a social life; they’ve changed lives. President John Thrasher recognized 14 undergraduate students at the Humanitarian Luncheon Tuesday, March 26, as part of the annual President’s Humanitarian of the Year program.
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YOU Podcast: How you can give the Gift of Life

Mar 2019 MEDIA COVERAGE
Dr. Roizen's "You: The Podcast" speaks with Gift of Life Marrow Registry CEO and Founder, Jay Feinberg.
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The treatment that cured 2 men of HIV may also help with a remarkable array of more than 70 deadly diseases

Mar 2019 MEDIA COVERAGE
The second person ever appears to have been successfully cured of HIV, a viral infection that attacks the body's immune system and can worsen into the devastating disease AIDS. The treatment wasn't a new scientific technique or high-tech drug. Instead, the cure was an accidental side-effect of a decades-old medical procedure that was once the basis for a Nobel Prize: a bone marrow transplant. Bone marrow transplants have shown remarkable results in more than 70 different diseases, a wide-ranging list that includes cancers, inherited disorders and diseases of the immune system.
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https://www.hercampus.com/school/fsu/saving-lives-one-swab-time-meet-jen-magi/

Mar 2019 MEDIA COVERAGE
Did you know that just swabbing your cheek could potentially save a life? Gift of Life is an incredible organization that hosts drives all over the country to find genetic bone marrow matches for those afflicted with various blood cancers and blood disorders. This organization works with the ever-growing global bone marrow registry to continue finding genetic matches for patients. Jen Magi, the ambitious President of GOL at FSU, shares her story on how she became involved and how the organization has grown.
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SLS Hotel event celebrates those who give the Gift of Life

Mar 2019 MEDIA COVERAGE
On a 2004 trip to Israel, Beverly Hills resident Abraham Zilkha had his cheek swabbed to see if he would be a match for someone in need of a transplant of bone marrow or peripheral blood stem cells, which can help replenish marrow and create new blood cells.
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