Global Summit and Award Ceremonies

For Cancer Research & Entrepreneurship

Friday, October 18, 2024

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Join us for a day of learning, collaborating, celebrating and honoring all who make an impact in our community. Hear from Leading Cancer Scientists, Entrepreneurs, Survivors & more!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Inquiries regarding sponsorship of our Global Summit and Award Ceremonies for Cancer Research & Entrepreneurship event can be made by e-mail at or by phone at 1-800-321-CURE (2873). Learn more in our sponsorship packet.

Schedule of Events

8:30 AM: Session I: New Frontiers for Cancer Research

12:30 PM:  Luncheon & AIM-HI Women’s Initiatives Award Ceremony

1:30 PM: Investors’ Perspectives for Early-Stage Companies

3:30 – 6:00 PM: Intermission

6:00 PM: Reception, Dinner & Szent-Györgyi Prize Award Ceremony Honoring Dennis J. Slamon, M.D., Ph. D. from UCLA Health

More Details Coming Soon!

Raju Kucherlapati

“The Women’s Leadership Forum was spectacular and the chemistry between all of the people on the podium and the energy was wonderful. It was inspirational to all and especially young women who were there and might have been watching.”

-Dr. Raju Kucherlapati, Paul C. Cabot Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School and 2021 Precision Medicine in Cancer Panel Moderator

“Absolutely wonderful, inspirational meeting…thanks so much to everyone involved and to NFCR for making it possible for us to get together. I am grateful to be included!”

-Monica Bertagnolli, M.D., Professor, Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Former President of American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and 2021 Women’s Leadership Panel Participant


Monica Bertagnolli