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Illinois High School Students Showcase Robust STEM Knowledge for U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos During 2017-2018 School Year

Canton High School was one of 26 rural Illinois schools to receive a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) grant funded by Astellas USA Foundation’s Rural Spark Project™
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Canton, Illinois, is leading the way with science, technology, math and engineering curriculum. Thanks to a grant from Project Lead The Way (PLTW) made possible by Astellas USA Foundation, teachers in Canton High School are changing the shape of STEM education for the next generation. With hands-on and real-world curricular programming and teacher training, students have better access to the tools needed to fuel their imaginations and pursue STEM-related careers.

Astellas Oncology C3 Prize® Returns for Third Year with Focus on Improving Cancer Care in Underserved Regions of the World

2018 Challenge Will Award a Total of $100,000 in New Grants to Help Reduce the Unequal Burden of Cancer - All Healthcare Innovators Encouraged to Apply
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TOKYO, June 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Kenji Yasukawa, Ph.D., "Astellas") have announced the launch of the third annual Astellas Oncology C3 Prize (Changing Cancer Care), a global challenge aimed at inspiring non-treatment ideas that may improve cancer care for patients and their loved ones. This year's challenge will focus on solutions for cancer care in low- and middle-income countries, which bear a disproportionate burden of the global cancer epidemic.1,2,3

Astellas Included in Forbes Best Midsize Employers List for Fourth Year

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas was again named one of America's top workplaces by Forbes Magazine for the fourth consecutive year. Astellas appeared among the top 200 best midsize companies in the U.S. from 2,300 employers assessed.  Astellas also ranked eighth out of the top pharmaceutical companies, up from the 25th spot previously.

Astellas' Nahrin Marino Named a 2018 Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Luminary

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas has announced that Nahrin Marino, Deputy General Counsel, Legal, will be recognized as one of the most inspirational people in the life sciences industry by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA).

The HBA will honor Nahrin as a 2018 Luminary at its 29th Woman of the Year awards ceremony in New York City on May 3, 2018. HBA Luminaries are industry veterans who serve as role models in their company, actively mentor and sponsor others and help advance the careers of businesswomen.

Astellas Volunteers Spread Cheer to Patients Battling Cancer

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Being away from families and friends during the holidays can be difficult. For a person battling cancer and their loved ones – this can be especially challenging. 

Astellas Volunteers Restore a Home and Hope with People Attempting to Help (PATH)

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Nine Astellas volunteers from the PCP/Specialty team helped to restore a home in Tyler, Texas. The team worked with PATH (People Attempting to Help) to support the organization’s Transitional Housing Program—designed to provide safe, decent and affordable housing to low-to-moderate income families in East Texas.

“PATH acquired a rental house, and it was in need of some TLC—this is where we came in to help,” said Matt Mercer, regional sales manager, PCP/Specialty, West. 

Astellas USA Foundation in 2017 - A Year of Making a Difference

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From the young girl who gets to attend a science camp for free, to the family stranded in a shelter after a hurricane, to the sick child and his family aboard a Miracle Flight, on their way to receive specialized medical care. These are just some of the people Astellas USA Foundation helped in 2017 through partnerships and grants – and there are many more. Behind every grant, volunteer activity or funded event are people, all of whom were helped by Astellas USA Foundation.

Astellas Employees Prepare Meals for Safe House Residents

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Our employees recently prepared approximately 65 meals for the women & children of @Safehouse_FL, a shelter for those surviving domestic abuse. Read about one of their previous experiences volunteering with this organization: http://bit.ly/2o3iEJq 

Taking a Day at the Clearbrook Funfest

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Forty Astellas employees from Astellas US Technologies (AUST) took a day to volunteer at the Clearbrook Funfest in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.  AUST employees represented Supply Chain, Product Security, Project and Product Management and Quality Assurance Americas.

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