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Al Copeland Day Lives on Through Efforts To Cure Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Date:6/30/2009

20th Anniversary of Al Copeland Day Honored with $150K Donation to the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

NEW ORLEANS, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- After losing a battle to Merkel Cell Carcinoma, an aggressive and deadly form of skin cancer, the memory of Al Copeland will be honored through a donation by the Al Copeland Foundation to the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) on the 20th-anniversary of the Al Copeland Day on June 28, 2009.

Al Copeland Day was first established on June 28, 1989 in both the city of New Orleans and the State of Louisiana when a $1 million Alvin C. Copeland Endowed Chair of Franchising was established at Louisiana State University. As part of the Eminent Scholars Program, the endowment provides for the development of a full curriculum of franchising studies at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Prior to his death, legendary restaurateur Al Copeland's last wish was for his family to help find a cure for Merkel Cell Carcinoma, occurring in only 1,500 Americans annually. Mr. Copeland's children have honored his final wish with the establishment of the Al Copeland Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating this rare and deadly form of cancer. Since the passing of Mr. Copeland, the Al Copeland Foundation has donated $250K to UPCI, bringing the total contribution to $400K to date.

The scientists at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have made tremendous progress towards Merkel Cell research. In a paper published in the January 2008 edition of Science, University of Pittsburgh scientists Dr. Patrick Moore and his wife, Dr. Yuan Chang, who co-directs their lab, found evidence that the Merkel Cell polyomavirus (MCV), a virus they recently discovered, causes most cases of Merkel Cell Carcinoma. Support from the Al Copeland Foundation has allowed Drs
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