Party Pixs: The Wistar Institute’s 20th Annual Golf & Bridge Classic in memory of Albert R. Taxin and Sylvan M. Tobin.
Auction items range from fantastic concert and sporting events, to
cultural activities for the whole family. So, tell your friends, family,
and community. Proceeds go to The Wistar Institute in order to support the vital work taking place in the Albert R. Taxin Brian Tumor Research Center at The Wistar Institute.
treatments and cures for diseases starts in the basic research
laboratory, where fundamental discoveries provide clues about how
diseases begin and progress. Without basic research there would be no
foundation upon which to build new treatment approaches. – Wistar Institute
honors the memory of Albert Taxin by providing Institute scientists with
the resources they need to conduct brain tumor research. Initially,
donations made possible the renovation of space for the Taxin Center,
completed in early 1999. Today, they support ongoing research in what is
the only brain tumor research center of its type in Pennsylvania.
of an incurable and inoperable brain tumor. An outpouring of
philanthropic support in his memory led to construction of the Albert R.
Taxin Brain Tumor Research, located on the Institute’s third floor,
opposite the Robert A. Fox Structural Biology Center. Fundraising
efforts were led by his widow, Doris Taxin, honored in 1999 with the
Thursday join the Ambassadors of The Wistar Institute at Du Jour’s on Commerce Square.