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Seattle Genetics and The Founder Clay Siegall Help In The Fight Against Cancer

Seattle Genetics is a biotechnology company that helps with the treatment of cancer. They come up with therapies based on antibodies to help combat cancer. These antibodies help to destroy the cancer cells so that individuals can heal and become Cancer free.

One of the antibodies that Seattle Genetics makes is ADCETRIS. This medication is available in over sixty five different countries. They are currently testing the drug to see if it will become the leading drug to use for certain Cancers. These Cancers include Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma, Hodgkin Lymphoma, and B-cell Lymphomas.

This company was founded in 1998. Seattle Genetics employees over eight hundred people, that all care about helping people become Cancer free. Seattle Genetics headquarters is in Bothell, Washington.

Clay Siegall is the founder of Seattle Genetics and is currently the president of this company. Clay Siegall founded Seattle Genetics because he wanted to help people with Cancer be able to live long and healthy lives. He also founded this company because it was in a field that he is very familiar with. He wanted a company that could help cancer patients through researching and developing drugs that would attack Cancer cells in a person’s body. He has guided Seattle Genetics well and they have produced a lot of different medications that help with Cancer.

Clay attended the University of Maryland. At this university he obtained his B.S. in Zoology. He then moved on to attend The George Washington University where he studied and obtained his Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics.

Clay has won several awards throughout the years. In 2012 he won Entrepreneur of the Year from Pacific Northwest Ernest and Young. Then the following year, in 2013, he won the Alumnus of the Year for Computer, Math, and Natural Sciences from the University of Maryland.

Seattle Genetics is a great company that employees people that really care about Cancer Patients. Through the leadership of Clay Siegall this company has really helped a lot of people live cancer free. Seattle Genetics will continue to help many more people through it’s research and development of cancer drugs.

Dr. Jennifer Walden’s Booming Practice

Dr. Jennifer Walden was featured on Harpers Bazaar magazine listed as one of the top 24 doctors on the cutting edge. Dr. Walden has a waiting list in Texas for a variety of face and body surgeries, including labiaplasty. Dr. Jennifer Walden is the leading Plastic surgery Doctor in Texas for vaginal rejuvenation, labiaplasty and vaginal cosmetic surgery in Central Texas. She also has done many procedures including breast augmentation, facelift and tummy tuck. After she installed the VECTRA 3D system in her plastic surgery practice for breast augmentation and secondary breast surgery, she was pleasantly surprised to get a lot of media attention on this new technology, the first of its kind in Austin. This technology helps the patient understand what they would look like after surgery, which makes it easier for Dr. Walden to help in the surgical planning process.

She moved from Texas to New York after completing her residency training, to pursue her special interest in aesthetic surgery in New York. She was the Attending Surgeon, Program Director in Plastic Surgery at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York. She was also a Clinical Instructor of Plastic Surgery at New York University School of Medicine. Walden continued to work on the Upper East Side for nearly eight years during which she participated in clinical trials which ultimately led to silicon breast implants becoming reintroduced as an option for surgery. Dr. Walden returned to her hometown in Austin to raise her twin boys and be closer to her family. She has her practice in WestLake Hills, Texas and a satellite office in Marble Falls, Texas.

Dr. Walden still manages to find time from her demanding schedule to do volunteer work for those in need. Dr. Walden also performs surgery on a charitable basis in third world countries for infants and children born with cleft lips and palates with the non-profit organization from her hometown, Austin Smiles. Dr. Jennifer Walden is known for frequently working on celebrities, she has appeared on many large news channels, such as VH1, FOX, and NBC, to name a few. Dr. Walden is also an established author and has co-authored an award-winning textbook entitled Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.