Institut Curie Gala NYC

2021 GALA

Metastasis causes 90% of cancer mortality. The Gala benefits the Marie Curie Legacy Initiative to establish the Chemical Biology of Cancer Research Center. Its mission is to identify the mechanisms of cancer progression to stop cancers from metastasizing, discovering new pathways to cures.

Gala Co-Chairs

Mrs. Christine Schwarzman 

Rear Admiral Susan Blumenthal, MD (Ret.)

Under the High Patronage of

Mr. Philippe Étienne

Ambassador of France to the United States

Mr. Jérémie Robert

Consul General of France in New York

Master of Ceremonies

Andrea Mitchell

NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent and Senior Washington Correspondent; Host, MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” 

Special Virtual Special Appearances by

Pierce Brosnan

Actor & Advocate

Dr. Frances H. Arnold

Linus Pauling Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry, California Institute of Technology & 2018 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry


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