Panel Detail

Saturday, September 8, 2012
8:00 PM - 10:15 PM

An Unforgettable Evening at the Kennedy Center

Appearances By:

Margaret Anderson, Executive Director, FasterCures
Nancy Brinker, Founder and CEO, Susan G. Komen for the Cure; former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary
Deborah Brooks, Co-founder and Executive Vice Chairman, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
Eric Cantor, United States Representative, Virginia (Majority Leader)
Francis Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health
Daniel Inouye, United States Senator, Hawaii (Chairman, Committee on Appropriations)
Francine Kaufman, Chief Medical Officer and Vice President, Global Medical, Clinical and Health Affairs, Medtronic Diabetes
Christopher Logothetis, Department Chair, Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Connie Mack, Former United States Senator, Florida
Michael Milken, Chairman, Milken Institute, and Founder, FasterCures
Nancy Pelosi, United States Representative, California (Minority Leader)
Harry Reid, United States Senator, Nevada (Majority Leader)
Jonathan Simons, President and CEO, Prostate Cancer Foundation
Joe Torre, Executive Vice President, Major League Baseball; Founder, Safe at Home
Harold Varmus, Nobel Laureate; Director, National Cancer Institute
Winter Vinecki, Founder, Team Winter
James Watson, Nobel Laureate; Chancellor Emeritus, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Elias Zerhouni, President, Global Research and Development, Sanofi; former Director, National Institutes of Health


Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Producer, musician, singer and songwriter
Melissa Manchester, Singer and songwriter
Stevie Nicks, Singer and Songwriter


Whoopi Goldberg, President, Whoop Inc.
An unforgettable special evening at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts hosted by Whoopi Goldberg and John O'Hurley. We'll recognize scientists and public figures whose work has changed the world, hear inspiring patient stories, and enjoy performances by popular entertainers and an ensemble of musically gifted "Entertainers of Science."