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Exclusive: How an ex-OHSU researcher is making inroads fighting childhood cancer in his DIY lab

Feb 28, 2019 - Portland Business Journal (Oregon)

Dr. Charles Keller was running a lab at Oregon Health & Science University that focused on childhood cancers, when his 4-year-old daughter Addie posed a simple question as he was tucking her into bed one night.

"She asked me if I'd done anything in the lab that saved anyone's life ever," Keller recalled. "I had to be concrete. What I couldn't say is that high-impact journals love my papers, I have an endowed chair at OHSU, I've gotten grants. Instead, I had to say no, nothing I've done in ...