Recent Events

2024 Awards Gala
At this dinner the Hope Funds presents its Awards of Excellence, which recognize outstanding achievements in the field of cancer research, drug development, medicine, patient support and philanthropy. Hope Funds for Cancer Research held its 2024 Award of Excellence Gala at The Elms in Newport, Rhode Island, on Saturday, June 8th, raising $300,000 for postdoctoral fellowships. The Chairs for the event, which included 125 guests, were Ross & Leah Cann, William & Fleur Rueckert, and Richard Young & Ceal Capistrano. William J. Kaelin, Jr. was Honorary Chair. The Dance Committee chairs were Gregg & Elizabeth Griffin and Madeline Berwind McDonough. Honored this year were James Bradner, M.D., for Medicine; the Doris Duke Foundation for Philanthropy (represented by Maurine Knighton); Carl H. June, M.D., for Medicine; Nicholas Lydon, Ph.D., for Clinical Development; and Kevan Shokat, Ph.D. for Basic Science.


Hope_Fund-0009-x01Educational Programming

Hope Funds for Cancer Research is helding a series of panel discussions on translational cancer research. These events include a group of distinguished panelists focusing on a topic relating to bench-to-bedside medicne and are followed by a Reception and Poster Session with the Hope Funds Fellows.


Donor Receptions

The Hope Funds is very grateful for its supporters and was privileged to have donors meet with Fellows at private functions on several occasions.

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