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Long Island foundation presents check for $15,000 to support CSHL lung cancer research

The Elisabeth R. Woods Foundation (ERWF) presented a check in September for $15,000 to support lung cancer research of CSHL Associate Professor Raffaella Sordella and graduate student Debjani Pal.

The Foundation was established in honor of Elisabeth Woods, wife of long time CSHL Association member and current director, James A. Woods. Elisabeth died in 2000 after a battle with non-small cell lung cancer.

woods_check_2013l-r: Debjani Pal - graduate student; Raffaella Sordella – CSHL Associate Professor; Elisabeth Leonard – ERWF, James A. Woods – ERWF; Paige Tiernan - EWRF

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