Promoting Research Archive

Affordable medical technologies for the world


A unique event will take place in Boston February 27-28, 2016 … a Cancer Hack-a-thon, sponsored by the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies.

Oxalates, Autism and more


Susan Costen Owens realized that the gut inflammation and leaky gut in autism and other disorders would lead to increased absorption of oxalate from the diet.

Pheo Paratroopers – Patients Helping Patients


Allen Wilson of the Pheo Paratroopers joins Joyce and Mike to talk about the organization, its mission, and the recent International Conference on Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma.

Kidney Cancer Support Groups sharing ideas


I was honored to be part of the International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) conference last week in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Braeden’s Challenges


Ray Flynn, former Mayor of Boston, fights with passion for his grandson’s health and quality of life. Braeden has a rare condition that presents him and his family with significant challenges.

Celebrating Rare Disease Day


Dr. Ilene Sussman speaks with Mike and Joyce about the celebration of Rare Disease Day being co-sponsored by the VHL Alliance and MassBio on February 28, 2014.

Flu Near You


YOU can help researchers track and flu virus and improve flu prevention. Flu Near You works to save lives by tracking the virus and observing the success of vaccinations.

GoViral Seeks Assistance: New Study on Generating and Using Community Disease Data


Flu Near You is a free and real-time online Cold & Flu surveillance system, a next-generation study that will revolutionize infectious disease prevention and awareness.

International Kidney Cancer Symposium


Mike Lawing (“Mickeral”) reports on the International Kidney Cancer Symposium, Chicago, October 2014. He describes the array of treatments for kidney cancer.

Report from Joyce’s Travels


Joyce Graff toured ten cities in September and October, speaking with audiences affected by VHL, BHD, and HLRCC. Mike Lawing interviews her about what she saw, what she did, and what she learned.