2019 CVM News: Trailblazing lymphoma researcher Kristy Richards '90 dies
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This news item from the Cornell Chronicle is about: Dr. Kristy Richards '90, a groundbreaking cancer researcher and associate professor of biomedical sciences, died on March 30 in New York City. She was 50. Richards was known for her trailblazing interdisciplinary work treating cancer in dogs in hopes of discovering a therapy for humans. An oncologist who studied lymphoma, a cancer shared by humans and dogs, her cutting-edge work recruited pet canine lymphoma patients to test potential treatments. In collaboration with colleagues at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, she worked to apply insights gained to human lymphoma patients. Her research included immunotherapy approaches, which employ the body's own immune system to fight cancer cells.
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