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Rally Speakers

Participating Rally Speakers:

Cokie Roberts, Rally emcee, Political Analyst for ABC News and NPR Senior News Analyst

Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. (h.c.), CEO, American Association for Cancer Research

Maura Tierney, Actress and SU2C Celebrity Ambassador

The Honorable Rosa DeLauro, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (D-Conn.) 

The Honorable John Edward Porter, Former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (R-Ill.) and Chair of Research!America

The Honorable Chris Van Hollen, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (D-Md.)

Brian Boucher, Advocate and father of a leukemia survivor

Amy Edmunds, Stroke survivor and advocate                      

Gina Gavlak, Type I diabetes survivor and advocate

Gee Gerke, Alzheimer's disease advocate and caregiver

Regan Hofmann, Person living with HIV and advocate

Melanie Nix, Breast cancer survivor and advocate

Juddson Rupp, Heart disease and cardiac arrest survivor and advocate

Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Ph.D., President, The Rockefeller University and Former Chief Scientific Officer, Genentech, Inc.





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