At the foundation’s October 2022 Annual Dinner, Honorary co-chair Tiffany Taxel thanked our generous donor community and presented $100,000 to the Columbia University Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center. Its groundbreaking rare cancer research programs will accelerate scientific discovery toward the day when rare cancer patients have the same hope for treatments and potential cures as patients with common cancers.
Also at the dinner, we introduced our 2022 JEDI Award honorees and are thrilled to announce the foundation’s new Medical Advisory Board Chairman is none other than JEDI Award honoree Dr. Gary Schwartz. A board-certified medical oncologist, internist and chief of Columbia University Medical Center’s Division of Hematology and Oncology, he directs a lab focusing on the identification of new targeted agents for cancer therapy, translational and clinical research.
JEDI Innovator in Rare Cancer Science honoree Gary Schwartz, MD is a is a recognized leader in the field of translational research and has been able to bridge the clinical and basic science elements of drug development.
JEDI Rare Cancer Agent of Change honoree Greg Simon, JD is is a visionary strategist, dynamic speaker and writer, and expert analyst of emerging trends in healthcare, drug development, and patient advocacy.
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