Stephen J. Solarz, a former member of Congress, received treatment for esophageal cancer at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) that added years to his life.
Established in 2010, the Stephen J. Solarz Memorial Fund supports research in the laboratory of David Schrump, M.D., Chief of the Thoracic and Gastrointestinal Oncology Branch in the Center for Cancer Research of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). In addition to overseeing thoracic surgery interventions for patients enrolled in NIH protocols, his research is designed to stimulate a patient’s immune system into fighting and preventing many different types of new cancer growth. Funds are used to support incredible talent by providing two-year, fully-funded international fellowship opportunities to aspiring post-doctorate scientists and researchers in the field of cancer.
Now we have a unique opportunity to enhance our goals through an exciting collaboration between Taiwan and the United States, the Stephen Solarz International Laboratory. We hope you’ll continue to support the important work we do.
For more information, please contact Advancement Officer Laren Friedman at [email protected] or 301-451-8855.