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Bone Marrow Drive for Professor Nalini Ambady

Nalini Ambady, Stanford University Professor and a mom with two daughters in high school has been diagnosed with Acute Myelogenus Leukemia (AML) which is a cancer of the blood.  Bone Marrow Drive is scheudled during the Vaisakhi Mela.


After 8 years in remission, Nalini’s leukemia has returned, and she needs a bone marrow transplant within the next 6 weeks. Her donor must match her, genetically.  Las Vegas members of the Telugu community, along with NATA (North American Telugu Association) are spearheading this improtant humanitarian cause and have scheduled a Bone Marrow drive at the Vaisakhi Mela (Indian Food Festival) on Saturday, May 4th at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater – 500 S. Grand Central Pkwy, Las Vegas.

 The number of South Asians in the bone marrow registries is very low. Nalini needs your help (  Find out if you’re a match with simple CHEEK SWAB

For further information please contact Raghu Reddy (949-463-8446); Kiran Kumar (702-358-1734) and or Raj Salvaji (702-604-5915)




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