Hope Funds for Cancer Research 2013 Awards Gala

On Monday, April 29th Hope Funds held its seventh annual Awards Gala. The Gala was held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and raised more than $460,000. The Honorary co-chairs for the event are Dr. & Mrs. Harold Freeman, Dr. Azra Raza and Dr. Robert Weinberg. The event co-chairs are Dr. & Mrs. Kenneth C. Anderson, Mr. & Mrs. Ross Cann, Dr. & Mrs. Jonathan Lewis, and Mr. O. Lee Tawes III & Ms. Marsha Russell.








Honorees being presented with the 2013 Hope Funds Award of Excellence at this year’s Gala were: Phillip Sharp, Ph.D. for Basic Science; Dennis Slamon, M.D., Ph.D. for Clinical Development; George Sledge, M.D. for Medicine, and Gary Jobson for Advocacy.


2013 Gala Highlights Video

The Hope Funds is especially gratefully to Mr. & Mrs. Charles Baltic, Mr. & Mrs. Robert Bazell, Patricia & Philip Bilden, Leah & Ross Cann, Jackie and Bill Egan, Dr. Jonathan & Mrs. Lewis, Dr. & Mrs. Antonio Grillo-Lopez, Jeanne and Thomas Hagerty, Dr. & Mrs. Malcolm A.S. Moore, Mr. & Mrs. William D. Rueckert, and Marsha Russell & O. Lee Tawes III for extraordinary support of this event. The Hope Funds also wishes thank the following corporations for their sponsorship: BBDO Worldwide, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Polo Ralph Lauren Foundation Pink Pony Fund, Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company, and ZioPharm Oncology.

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