Solving Kids' Cancer Closer to Cures Spring Benefit Gala

| May 16, 2018 | Parties Events

On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, Solving Kids' Cancer (SKC), a NYC-based nonprofit, held its annual spring celebration benefit gala at the Mandarin Oriental New York. Mikhail "Dr. Mike" Varshavski served as Master of Ceremonies of the event, which was hosted by Gabby and Gianpaolo de Felice, Lindy Gad, Angelina Jolin, Jan Planit, Frederique van der Wal, and Bonnie Young. Dr. Usman "Oz" Azam, CEO of Tmunity Therapeutics, and Thomas Gad, CEO of Y-mAbs Therapeutics, both received the Wings of Hope Award for their individual efforts towards the development of groundbreaking therapies for children fighting aggressive childhood cancers. Gold Star Awards were also presented to some very special recipients: children facing unimaginable challenges from cancer with courage and inspiring strength. The event raised more than $575,000 for pediatric cancer research.

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