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— Mahatma Gandhi

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Connecting motivated high school students with passionate mentors, in order to provide those students a unique opportunity to embark on careers in science by engaging in meaningful medical research.

2nd Annual Cooking for a Cure Gala

Registration for the 2nd Annual Cooking for a Cure Gala is now open!

2nd Annual Cooking for a Cure Gala
October 10, 2016 at 6:00pm
Cleveland, OH

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The Fourth Annual New York Gala - March 14, 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended our New York Gala and to everyone who donated!

2016 New York Gala Recap
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It was an honor to be able to enjoy the company and cuisine of the following celebrity chefs, who generously donated their time in order to make this an amazing event:
Floyd Cardoz - Paowalla
Amanda Cohen - Dirt Candy
John Currence - City Grocery
Eric Gabrynowicz – Restaurant North
Colleen Grapes - Oceana Restaurant
Celina Tio - Julian

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Featured Stories

August 15, 2016

Save the Date: Dancing with the Docs

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, doctors from University Hospitals once again will put on their dancing shoes and compete for top honors at this year’s Dancing with the Docs, a benefit supporting the University Hospitals Auxiliary. Six UH physicians have been practicing and polishing their dancing skills with instructors from […]
March 25, 2016

Young Scientist Daniel Ma Wins 2nd Place and the Outstanding Project Award from Cleveland Clinic

Within just a few months of becoming a Young Scientist, Daniel Ma has presented his work at the NEO Science and Engineering Fair and won 2nd Place as well as the Outstanding Project Award from Cleveland Clinic! Most importantly, he has gained confidence and found something that he is truly […]
March 16, 2016

The Young Scientist Foundation Rings the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

The Young Scientist Foundation, a not-for-profit organization providing mentorship and career-building opportunities for students with a passion for science, and Medidata (Nasdaq: MDSO), the leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Glen […]