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First Lady of the United States Jill Biden is introduced by Emory President Gregory L. Fenves as she approaches the podium to speak after visiting Emory to learn about groundbreaking cancer research.

First lady Jill Biden visits Emory to learn about research to ‘cure the uncurable’

First lady Jill Biden toured the lab of Emory professor Philip Santangelo, the first recipient of funding from a new federal agency supporting the Biden Cancer Moonshot, and discussed his groundbreaking research to train the immune system to treat and cure cancers and other diseases.

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