Robin Cook

December 28, 2014
La Villita Park Chicago

From EPA Superfund Site to a Kid’s Paradise: An Amazing Transformation in Inner-City Chicago

For two Chicago neighborhoods devoid of playgrounds and open space, the completion of La Villita Park is a dream come true. The new park provides 22 acres of recreational activities, including basketball courts, soccer fields, a skate park, walking trails and large playground filled with all the latest, totally cool […]
December 11, 2014
The first step in protecting cancer patients at risk

Newly Discovered “Pre-Cancer” Gene Mutation May be Key to Identifying Cancer Risk

In a study soon to be released at the American Society of Hematology conference, two teams of Boston area international researchers have announced the discovery of a gene mutation that appears to be a predictor of leukemia, lymphoma and other blood diseases. The study was published last week in the […]
November 26, 2014
Baby in Incubator

Saving Babies: A Portable Incubator for Infants at Risk

The winner of the 2014 James Dyson Award, an international engineering design award, is James Roberts, a recent engineering graduate from England, who has developed an affordable, collapsible and easily transportable incubator that duplicates the protective shield given to newborns in a hospital. Roberts’ design—MOM—has a battery which lasts for […]
November 6, 2014
TogliattiAzot - Adopting diabled children grant

TogliattiAzot’s Measure of Success: Improved Quality of Life for Russia’s Disabled Children

TogliattiAzot – a Russian Icon TogliattiAzot, a Russian ammonia and carbamide production facility, headquartered on the Volga River in the Samara Region of Russia has for decades been an icon in the Russian and international corporate community, weathering the turbulence of economic and political upheavals to become one of the […]