LRG Research Team member Dr. Brian Rubin presents fellow team member Dr. Anette Duensing with the Jeroen Pit Science Award for her dedication to finding a cure for GIST through her outside-the-box tireless [...]
Jeroen Pit, who passed away on February 6, was not a man to sit idly by and he certainly did not lose his battle with GIST without a terrible fight. After diagnosis, Jeroen and his devoted wife Emilie, immediately sought after cutting-edge GIST research and came across the Life Raft Group.
Dutch GISTer raises $2M for GIST research. “If GIST cases in the US range from 5,000 to 10,000 diagnosed a year, and 10,000 people donated just ten dollars a month, we would have 1.2 million dollars a year for GIST research.”