Articles by Meso Foundation

Marjorie Zauderer, MD, named new chair of mesothelioma foundation board of directors

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) announced this week that Marjorie Zauderer, MD, a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, has been voted chair of the board of directors, which governs the organization. She first joined the board in 2017.
Dr. Zauderer succeeded the previous chair Dr. Richard Alexander, a surgeon at Rutgers […]


RECAP: Symposium tour kicks off in Minneapolis!

On Friday morning, we made our first stop on the 2018 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma tour in Minneapolis, MN! Our executive director Mary Hesdoffer, NP and Science Advisory Board chair Dr. Tobias Peikert welcomed attendees to the one-day conference followed by an overview of our work in research, education, support and advocacy by director of […]


Preliminary results released of Phase 1 clinical trial targeting mesothelin

Yesterday, at the annual meeting of the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy in Chicago, researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center released a preliminary report on their Phase 1 study into regionally delivered autologous mesothelin-targeted CAR T cells in patients with pleural mesothelioma.
Drs. Prasad Adusumilli, with co-authors Marjorie Zauderer, and Valerie Rusch (all […]