Benefit 2008

The February 23, 2008 Auxiliary Board benefit Creating Magic raised $121,000 to support three UCCRC researchers. In total, the Board provided $150,000 to advance the scientific investigations of Suzanne Conzen, MD; Alessandro Fichera, MD; and Edwin Posadas, MD.

Dr. and Mrs. Alessandro Fichera. In 2008, the Auxiliary Board is sponsoring Dr. Fichera who is investigating the use of a form of Vitamin D to help prevent colon cancer.

Liz Williams, (left to right) Diana Hall, Lorril Haynes, and Mary Ellen Connellan at the February 23, 2008 benefit.

Karen Forgette (left) and Margo Calvetti Frost (right). Margo is Auxiliary Board's Past President.

Dr. Edwin Posadas and Suwicha Limvorasak. In 2008 the Auxiliary Board is supporting Dr. Posadas’ research on the biochemical signals that initiate the growth and spread of prostate cancers.