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Mesothelioma Conferences for 2016 Announced

We have recently announced the 2016 dates for our International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma. In an effort to make it easier for the mesothelioma-affected  community across the United States  to access life-saving information provided directly from top experts in mesothelioma, in 2016 the Symposium will consist of three individual conferences in three major cities: Houston, […]


Meso Foundation Congratulates Dr. Krug on his New Position

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation would like to congratulate Dr. Lee M. Krug on his new position with Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), which he will be starting in August. He will be joining BMS as the Immuno-oncology Disease Head for Thoracic and GI Malignancies.
Dr. Krug will be leaving his position as an Associate Attending Physician in the […]


Meet the Mesothelioma Experts with Dr. Joe Friedberg of UPenn

The Meso Foundation would like to invite you to join us for the next installment of our Meet the Experts series: “New Frontiers in Surgery” on Thursday, January 30 at 9 PM Eastern time, featuring Joseph Friedberg, MD.
The teleconference will follow our usual format, with Mary Hesdorffer, Nurse Practitioner, as the moderator (you can listen to our […]


Empowering the Mesothelioma Community

As the time for the Symposium draws near we are all filled with a sense of excitement.  We strive to build upon the momentum gained in prior years and hope that we meet the expectations of both new and seasoned Symposium attendees.  This year we will have a new roundtable composed of patients and healthcare […]


Mary Hesdorffer, NP – Medical Liaison

Mary Hesdorffer received her undergraduate degree at the College of New Rochelle in NY and went on to receive her Masters of Science at the same institution. She is fully credentialed as a Nurse Practitioner and has spent 11 years actively treating patients with mesothelioma. Mary has an expertise in the development and implementation of […]