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NYU Langone Medical Center’s 2017 FACES Gala

March 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Media Contact:
Carolyn Petschler: carolyn_petschler@dkcnews.com Office: (212) 981-5166 Cell: (845) 313-9801
Joe Giordano: joe_giordano@dkcnews.com Office: (212) 981-5155 Cell: (845) 519-5487

NYU Langone Medical Center’s 2017 FACES Gala

WHAT: Each year, the FACES (Finding A Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures) Gala raises funds to support epilepsy research and the advancement of new therapies at NYU Langone’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. A portion of the proceeds from FACES events will be used to support the funding of several outstanding research projects including the Epilepsy Diet Program and the Human Epilepsy Project.

WHO: Gala Chair: Donna Emma and Lawrence Davis
Honorees: Lynn and Majid Jafar
Auction Chairs: Melisa Fluhr, co-founder, ProjectNursery.com, and Josh Fluhr, COO of Morgans Hotel Group
Auctioneer: C. Hugh Hildesley, executive vice president of senior business development at Sotheby’s
Master of Ceremonies: David Remnick

WHEN: Monday, March 6, 2017
Cocktails 6:30PM and Dinner 7:30PM

WHERE: Chelsea Piers, Pier 60
23rd St. & Hudson River Park
New York, NY 10011

About NYU Langone Medical Center
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals—Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, the Medical Center’s dedicated inpatient orthopaedic hospital; and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services across the Medical Center. Also part of NYU Langone is NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history, and the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center. The Medical Center’s tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research. For more information, go to www.NYULangone.org, and interact with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Google+.


March 6, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm