Bang for your buck
$2 will get you an organic avocado. OR you could buy enough of the crucial enzyme needed to test the blood of one patient for aggressive types of cancers.
$5 will buy you lottery tickets and a small chance at millions. OR you could buy a plastic 96-in-one test tube to screen 96 potential epilepsy drugs at once, to increase our chance of finding a cure.
$10 will buy you some greasy take-away from your local eatery. OR you could buy 200 mini test tubes to help our eye genetics group discover genes that cause blindness in children.
OR you could buy samples of cells needed to develop a treatment for liver disease. Currently the only hope for infants born with this disease is a liver transplant.
$1,000 will buy you two pairs ….
OR equipment to help scientists test a new drug that could treat cancer, epilepsy or other neurological conditions. A drug we developed to treat epilepsy may also cure kidney disease – an unexpected discovery that has the potential to save millions of people from the need for transplants and dialysis.