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Inaugural Meyerson Lecture

October 19, 2010, Volume 57, No. 08

The Monell Center announced the inaugural Martin Meyerson Lecture, established by Margy Meyerson to honor her late husband, president emeritus of the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a charter Monell Board member and long-time chair.

The Inaugural Martin Meyerson Lecture will be held on Monday, October 25, at 3:45 p.m. in the Woodlands Ballroom at the Hilton Inn at Penn. To commemorate this series, Dr. Matthew Meyerson, son of Martin and Margy, will deliver the first talk: Genomic Studies of Cancer and Other Human Diseases. Dr. Meyerson, a distinguished cancer researcher at the Dana-Faber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, is the winner of the 2009 Paul Marks Prize in Cancer Research.

RSVP to robinson@monell.org.

Martin Meyerson passed away June 2, 2007 (Almanac July 17, 2007).

Almanac - October 19, 2010, Volume 57, No. 08