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
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
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
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
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
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...