Virtual panel: Delaney Liskey in conversation with May Ling Kopecky about pediatric-onset Multiple Sclerosis, patient experience and MS advocacy.
February 24, 2024, at 11:00 AM
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Join us for a panel with Ph.D student Delaney Liskey and artist May Ling Kopecky. Moderator: Zoe Cinel.
Delaney Liskey was diagnosed with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis (MS) when she was eleven years old — a rare form of a commonly diagnosed disease. Today, as a graduate student in the inaugural class of the Regenerative Sciences PhD Track at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
Learn more about Liskey's research at Researching your own disease | Delaney Liskey | TEDxJacksonville: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGLFTDziNGE
May Ling Kopecky is an artist based in Plymouth, Minnesota. She specializes in highly detailed, hyper-realistic drawings and paintings. "My work visualizes how I navigate the world with MS, focusing on my relationship with healthcare, the physical evidence of my symptoms in MRI scans, and how I and others perceive the world when struggling with MS symptoms. Using art as a means of communication, I spread MS awareness and advocate for people with invisible illnesses." Kopecky's work is featured in Chronicles of the Chronic.
About the exhibition
Chronicles of the Chronic is a group exhibition that celebrates the creativity and resilience of the chronically ill community by featuring regional, national and international artists whose artistic practice reflects holistically upon the experience of living with a chronic health condition. Curator: Zoe Cinel
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