News 2010

What Made the News in 2010

George C. Lin Memorial Fund

The George C. Lin Memorial Fund has announced their continued involvement in both DC APA Film and SDAFF for 2010. When he was eighteen years old, George was diagnosed with pheochromocytoma. He passed away October 14, 2008, at the age of 37. George accomplished a great deal in his life.

The George C. Lin Memorial Fund was established by his family to provide grants to institutions which provide scholarships to students studying film, and for pheochromocytoma research and awareness.

Here is the Facebook tribute to him: George C. Lin

We’ve been given permission to post links involving George C. Lin and the Memorial Fund. Here is a link to the Fund’s charitable activities: George C. Lin Memorial Fund

Please be sure to visit these sites and read about his story, and the goals of the memorial fund established in his name.


Study: Malignant Pheo, Paraganglioma, Metastatic Carcinoid

Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has conducted a clinical trial to benefit patients with certain types of pheochromocytoma, paraganglioma or metastatic carcinoid tumors.

Update: This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.

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