May is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, and the Nancy Davis Foundation is celebrating with their Orange You Happy to Erase MS campaign, a gala event and roundtable discussion.
SHOP FOR A CAUSE: Click here to shop for products, including the bracelet and t-shirt featured on singer Avril Lavigne (right); the proceeds of which will go towards the Race to Erase MS.
GALA: On Friday, May 8, THE DOCTORS will participate in the The Race to Erase MS annual celebrity event. As the principle fundraising effort of The Nancy Davis Foundation for MS, the Race to Erase MS event has been instrumental in raising desperately needed funds for important MS research. Proceeds go directly to The Nancy Davis Center Without Walls program, a unique collaboration of eminent physicians, scientists and clinicians nationwide developing innovative research programs and new therapeutic approaches to eradicate MS.
ROUNDTABLE: On Saturday, May 9, THE DOCTORS’ Dr. Lisa Masterson, Dr. Andrew Ordon and Dr. Jim Sears will host the Nancy Davis Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis MS Roundtable—an open forum discussion with leading scientists from the Nancy Davis Center Without Walls program. The event takes place at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza located at 2025 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067 at 10:30 am PST. It is free and open to the public.
The below distinguished doctors from the Center Without Wall Research Centers will be participating in the panel:
Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard, Howard Weiner, M.D.
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Peter A. Calabresi, MD
The Mellen Center, Cleveland, Ohio, Richard Rudick, M.D.
Oregon Health Sciences University, Dennis N. Bourdette, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco, Stephen Hauser, M.D.
University of Southern California, Leslie Weiner, M.D.
Yale University School of Medicine, Stephen G. Waxman, M.D., Ph.D.
For more information, visit: http://erasems.org