Kristen Hege

#trek­for­to­mor­row #3: How to sur­vive the rig­ors of the Pa­cif­ic Crest Trail and a ca­reer in can­cer re­search

Biotech Voices is a collection of exclusive opinion editorials from some of the leading voices in biopharma on the biggest industry questions today. Think you have a voice that should be heard? Reach out to Amber Tong.

In late March, long-time can­cer R&D ex­ec Kris­ten Hege set out on a 2,658 mil­lion hike along the Pa­cif­ic Crest Trail. Along the way, she’s been pen­ning a se­ries for us on her quest, and how her ad­ven­ture close­ly re­lates to the chal­lenges faced in R&D. This is her third col­umn for the #trek­for­to­mor­row. Kris­ten is al­so ask­ing our read­ers to sup­port her End­points-spon­sored fundrais­ing ef­fort, back­ing ef­forts to re­cruit more women in­to the Penn lab of Carl June and Bruce Levine. You can con­tribute here.

Endpoints News

Unlock this article instantly by becoming a free subscriber.

You’ll get access to free articles each month, plus you can customize what newsletters get delivered to your inbox each week, including breaking news.