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Life and Legacy of Philanthropist Theresa Lang Remembered at New York Hospital Queens Gala

Hospital raises $2.1 million FLUSHING, N.Y. , June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late philanthropist, Theresa Lang, was remembered as a compassionate matriarch of the New York Hospital Queens family during the hospital's A Spring Night Gala at Lincoln Center this Monday. More than 2,600 ...

The Honorable Edward M. Kennedy, Scientists Mina J. Bissell and Susan Band Horwitz, and Philanthropist Jon M. Huntsman to Receive American Cancer Society Highest Honor for Outstanding Contributions to Cancer Fight

Society's Medal of Honor to be Awarded on November 21 NEW YORK, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society -- the nation's leading voluntary health organization and largest non-governmental funder of cancer research and discovery -- will present its highest honor, the...

Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago Announces $100 Million Gift from Philanthropist Ann Lurie

Gift is largest by an individual to a children's hospital nationally CHICAGO, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Memorial Hospital announced today that philanthropist Ann Lurie has pledged $100 million to help fund the new facility planned for Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago. This gi...

South Dakota Hospital Receives $400 Million from a Philanthropist

Denny Sanford, Chairman and CEO of United National Corp. has donated a whopping $400 million to Sioux Valley Hospital at South Dakota. //This money is intended for research in health care, medical education and children’s health. Sioux Valley Hospital has already received $16 million from San...

Sports Icons Troy Aikman, Clyde Drexler, Mike Piazza, Ivan Lendl and Dara Torres are Among the Elite Named 2009 'Great Sports Legends'

...rmaceutical distributorship in the world, will receive the 2009 Outstanding philanthropist Award for his tireless contributions to those less fortunate. Adrien...man Emerita of TotalBank, a respected national business leader and hands-on philanthropist for many worthy causes, will receive The 2009 Buoniconti Fund Award. ...

Identafi(TM) 3000 Picked by Dentistry Today Magazine as One of the Top 100 Products of 2009

... and morphological changes in cells. Identafi(TM) 3000 is made by Houston-based Trimira LLC , which is venture capital-funded by cancer research philanthropist T. Boone Pickens of oil and windfarming fame. About TRIMIRA(TM) LLC TRIMIRA(TM) LLC is a subsidiary of Remicalm LLC, a privately held m...

The United Nations Foundation Joins White House Initiative to Encourage Public Service

... please visit www.serve.gov . About the United Nations Foundation The UN Foundation, a public charity, was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner's historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. The UN Foundation is an advocate for the UN and a platform for connecting p...

Jackson, Rockefeller obesity researchers share Shaw Prize

...ors include election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1998 and the 2005 Gairdner Foundation Award. Established by Chinese movie executive and philanthropist Run Run Shaw, the Shaw Prize "honors individuals, regardless of race, nationality and religious belief, who have achieved significant breakthroughs in...

Anthony Robbins Coming to San Jose, CA July 30 - August 2, 2009 Presenting Unleash The Power Within(R)

...recent changes in the economy to secure and build your personal wealth International bestselling author, strategist, speaker, and philanthropist Robbins invites those who attend Unleash The Power Within (R) to experience "3 1/2 days that will change your life forever; that will help you as you...

A real-time diagnosis for a treatable cancer

...ves which are dominant today in tests for colorectal cancer," says Vernick. This research, which is funded in part by American-Israeli businessman and philanthropist Lester Crown, is to be commercialized as a complete method of cancer detection, combining blood screening and biopsy. The ultimate goal would be f...
Philanthropist in Medical Technology

Stand Up To Cancer Awards $73.6 Million for Novel, Groundbreaking Cancer Research

..." said Sherry Lansing, EIF Board Chair and a member of the SU2C Executive Leadership Council (ELC). "From the person who can give five dollars to the philanthropist who can give millions, we are all connected to the devastation that cancer causes in our families, and together, we can Stand Up to end it." Whe...

Video: Sanford Health's Journey to Cure Type 1 Diabetes Receives Major Boost

...nical treatment. The Sanford Project is one of four initiatives outlined after a transformational gift of $400 million by South Dakota businessman and philanthropist Denny Sanford in 2007. "I am absolutely thrilled by this extraordinary gift," stated Denny Sanford. "Todd and Linda's amazing initiative and generos...

ALS Therapy Development Institute Signs Collaboration Agreement with the Allen Institute for Brain Science

...an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit medical research organization dedicated to advancing brain research. Started with $100 million in seed money from philanthropist Paul G. Allen, the Institute takes on projects at the leading edge of science--far-reaching projects at the intersection of biology and technology. Th...
Philanthropist in Biological News

Glenn Foundation for Medical Research commits $5 million to study aging

... NEW YORK, July 7, 2008 The Glenn Foundation for Medical Research, founded by philanthropist Paul F. Glenn, has announced a $5 million commitment to the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) to provide grants to scientists studying the...

Names of inaugural Kavli Prize winners revealed

...t was part of the opening of the first annual World Science Festival. The Kavli Prize is named after and funded by Fred Kavli, the entrepreneur and philanthropist who was inspired to seek a career in science and engineering while marvelling at the northern lights in the skies above the tiny Norwegian village whe...

Al Gore and Tom Stoppard among 2008 Dan David Prize Winners at TAU

...nological, cultural or social impact on our world. The Prize is headquartered at Tel Aviv University and is named after international entrepreneur and philanthropist Dan David. ...

TAU scientists probe 'deep' questions aboard EcoOcean's environmental research ship

... When I was looking for a partner, I needed to find a team of marine scientists who were leaders in their fields, says Weil, a Swedish environmental philanthropist who helped conceive and fund the idea of giving a free, floating marine research lab to any scientist who needed it. I didnt want us to be just anothe...
Philanthropist in Biological Technology

Tishcon Corp Reaches Donation Milestone Exceeds 1 Million Bottles of Multi-Vitamins for Nourish America

...port for National Children's Program OJAI, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Raj Chopra CEO and Chief Scientific Officer of Tishcon Corp and visionary philanthropist easily recognized the need to support the health of low income children in America. In January 2000, Raj Chopra, along with his colleagues, Tishcon's ...

RainDance and Scripps to Collaborate on Targeted Sequencing for 'Wellderly' Study

...out the Wellderly Study, call 1-800-SCRIPPS. For more information on STSI, visit http://www.stsiweb.org . About Scripps Health Founded in 1924 by philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps, Scripps Health is a $2 billion non-profit community health system based in San Diego, California. Scripps treats a half-millio...

NYU Medical Center Changes Name to Honor Chairman of Board & Wife

...d additional gifts to the Medical Center, totaling $50 million. A leading philanthropist and a major figure in business and finance, Kenneth Langone ( http://www.ke...the Ronald McDonald House, and the Robin Hood Foundation. Mrs. Langone, a philanthropist in her own right, is extremely active in the nonprofit community. She serve...

Allen Institute for Brain Science Launches Three New Landmark Atlas Projects Focusing on the Human Brain, Developing Brain and Spinal Cord

...an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit medical research organization dedicated to advancing brain research. Started with $100 million in seed money from philanthropist Paul G. Allen, the Institute takes on projects at the leading edge of science-far-reaching projects at the intersection of biology and technology. The...
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