Kosten Foundation and UTHSC Invite the Public to Learn About Advances in Pancreatic Cancer Research at Purple Night Saturday, October 6

Memphis, Tenn., September 27, 2018 – The Kosten Foundation’s annual Purple Night will showcase advances by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Pancreatic Cancer Research Team in the fight against Pancreatic Cancer on October 6, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, 881 Madison Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee. The public is invited to the free event to meet the Pancreatic Cancer research team and learn what they are working on, with support from the Kosten Foundation and others, to end Pancreatic Cancer. Registration is requested at this link:  http://bit.ly/PurpleNight18

“Purple Night gives individuals the opportunity to meet the UT Health Science Center Pancreatic Cancer Research Team, learn what they are working on, and hear about advancements they have made to help fight this deadly disease,” said Alan Kosten, Chairman of the Herb Kosten Pancreatic Cancer Charitable Fund. “The Kosten Foundation exists to support events such as these, as well as help fund research to find a cure for Pancreatic Cancer.”

Guests will learn how the Pancreatic Cancer Research Team at UT Health Science Center is helping to fight Pancreatic Cancer and support cancer doctors, patients, and their families. The Kosten Foundation recently awarded a $300,000 grant to the UT Health Science Center Pancreatic Cancer Research Team to support doctoral students, purchase new lab equipment, and support continued research efforts through the Dermon II Family and Herb Kosten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Food will be prepared by India Palace Restaurant on Poplar Avenue and served by the Research Team. Admission is free and open to the public. Anyone wishing to learn more about the Kosten Foundation, the research it is involved in, as well as the free pancreatic cancer support group that the Foundation offers, are invited to attend.

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