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July 2017

Save the Date – A Brilliant Night 2017!

Be brilliant! Join us on Wednesday, October 18 at Le Salon Richmond for A Brilliant Night — a Gala Fundraiser to support life-changing brain cancer research at The Neuro.

Consider becoming a sponsor and leave your brilliant mark on this special event!

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University of Saskatchewan Announces New Dr. Donald Baxter Scholarships

The University of Saskatchewan recently announced Dr. Patrick Man Pan Yuen’s gift of $1-million to establish a scholarship fund in the name of Dr. Donald Baxter, to help graduate students from mainland China and Hong Kong study at the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS). Yuen named the scholarship fund in memory of his mentor Dr. Baxter, who went on to become director of The Neuro.

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Winning Big to Fight Brain Cancer

Congratulations to winners of the 2017 Brain Matters Raffle: Jean-Pierre Mercille, Salvatore Iannattone and Salvatore Losciuto!  The big winner is research at The Neuro, as the raffle raised $188,001, thanks to tireless fundraiser Josie Arcobelli, who has been raising funds for brain cancer since 2013!

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It’s My Wedding and I’ll Give if I Want to!

Instead of giving party favours to their wedding guests, Francine Carnevale and Jamie Morabito made a generous gift to support Dr. Kevin Petrecca‘s brain tumour research fund. Both of their families have been loyal supporters of Dr. Petrecca’s work ever since Frank Morabito, family patriarch, passed away from a brain tumour in 2015.

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