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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.

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

Cooking for a Cure

Thank you to everyone who attended our Cleveland Gala and to everyone who donated! It was a huge success!

For those of who were unable to attend this year's Gala, we hope your schedule will allow you to attend our 4th Annual New York Gala on March 14, 2016. For a brief recap and details of the event, as well as pictures and videos, please visit our Gala Highlights page, linked below.

2015 Cleveland Gala Recap

Once again, we would like to thank our celebrity chefs who participated in this wonderful event:
Jimmy Bannos, Jr. - The Purple Pig
Neal Brown - Libertine
Floyd Cardoz - Paowalla
Michael Nowak - The Black Pig
Jonathon Sawyer - The Greenhouse Tavern
Celina Tio - Julian

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Featured Stories

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 […]
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YSF Promo Video, 4th Annual New York Gala – March 14, 2016

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The Young Scientist Foundation Rings the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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