Twelve years ago, Eric Dudl had begun his postdoctoral research at Sanford Burnham Prebys Biomedical Research Institute (SBP) when he received shocking news. He had the same disease he was working to eradicate: cancer.?
Despite his diagnosis, Eric didn?t stop working. He returned to the lab after a day of hospital treatments?hoping his research might be able to help others, even if he couldn?t help himself. But the cancer was aggressive, and nine months later he passed. He was 33.?