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Champions / Advocates

These pioneers of innovation are patients, researchers, caregivers and supporters. Together, they drive the fight against disease and give purpose to the mission of R&D.

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Improving Access to Treatment: Peggy Symons

Peggy Symons lives every single day advocating for more and better access to medications, not only f…

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Cellular Pioneering: Dr. Jeffrey Conn

A pioneer in mental health research, Dr. Jeffrey Conn works to advance treatments for neurological a…

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Sharing Bold Advancements: Doreen Gentzler

Doreen Gentzler has a long, successful career not only in broadcast journalism but also in promoting…

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Fighting for Reform: The Honorable Steven Leifman

The Honorable Steven Leifman worked to transform the criminal justice system of Florida to better he…

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Rethinking Psychiatric Treatment: Dr. Husseini Manji

Today, Dr. Husseini Manji is the global therapeutic head for neuroscience at Janssen. In this role,…

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Breaking Barriers: Dr. Patricia Carney

As an OBGYN physician and the director of U.S. Medical Affairs for Women’s Health at Bayer, Dr. Carn…

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