My heart was beating so loud I could hear it rattling in my ears. I’m not sure if I was breathing hard because of the moderate physical activity, or if the jitters were causing me to hyperventilate. By the time I climbed my way up the 40 foot power pole to attempt a leap of faith, I was just repeating one silent wish in my head; “I hope I don’t fall.” Standing up on that little platform while the pole is shaking beneath you is way harder than it looks…but I found a way to balance myself and I slowly lifted into a stance.
This edition takes a look at research being done at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Executive Vice President for Research Douglas Stocco joins us in the studio to discuss the cancer research being done at the TTUHSC and where the Center turns to for funding.