Topping Dinner: David Thorton, president of the USC/Norris Cancer Research Associates, (left) and Chair of Urology Donald Skinner appear at the 1997 Norman Topping Dinner.
The Cancer Research Associates sponsored the Dinner which raised more than $1.7 million to establish the Donald G. Skinner Chair in Urology. Thorton, who is also Skinner’s patient, was one of the evenings hosts.
Passarow winners speak: The winners of the 10th annual Passarow Foundation awards spoke at a scientific symposium at HSC’s Mayer Auditorium. Since 1987, the Foundation has been awarding prizes for outstanding work in the fields of cardiovascular disease, neuropsychiatry, and cancer research.
From left to right: Neuropsychiatry: Joseph Coyle, Harvard Medical School; Cardiovascular: Michael Gimbrone, Harvard Medical School; Cancer: Robert Weinberg, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.