Mayo Clinic cancer researchers receive funding from 2019 Eagles Telethon
Mayo Clinic researchers received funding from the 2019 Eagles Cancer Telethon in Rochester, Minnesota. The $580,000 raised will fund four fellowship awards and 10 pilot program awards. The Mayo Clinic Center for Biomedical Discovery provided an additional $50,000 to support two fellowship awards.
The 5th District Eagles Cancer Telethon is the longest locally run telethon in the United States, dating back to 1954, making 2019 its 65th year. The nonprofit organization has the longest record of continuous philanthropy for a philanthropic partner at Mayo Clinic. The Eagles Cancer Telethon is a 20-hour event in January on KTTC-TV that showcases more than 100 entertainment acts from southeast Minnesota, northern Iowa and western Wisconsin.
2019 fellowship awardees and projects
*Receiving support from Mayo Clinic Center for Biomedical Discovery
2019 pilot program awardees and projects