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The Urgency of Now: Dr. David Agus Interviews Former Vice President Joe Biden on the Cancer Moonshot

Vice President Biden reveals the new Biden Cancer Initiative, discusses the advances of the Cancer Moonshot, drug prices, and the importance of breaking down barriers in research with Dr. David Agus. Key moments in the talk include Vice President Biden discussing the importance of government funding, President Donald Trump, and whether he might consider running for office in 2020.


USC-Rebels With a Cause

A Transformative Gift for Transformative Medicine

At a fundraising gala for the USC Center for Applied Molecular Medicine on May 11, the Oracle founder announced he is donating $200 million towards the opening of a new cancer research center, called the Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC. The Institute will be the first of its kind, offering a multidisciplinary approach to cancer research, and creating a bold new model to fight this devastating disease.



Marc and Lynne Benioff give $20 million to support research and treatment innovations to fight cancer

Marc and Lynne Benioff announced their visionary $20 million gift toward the construction of the Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC. “Cancer has deeply impacted our family and too many other families around the world,” Benioff said. “We truly believe that by empowering and funding institutions doing important cancer research we will be able to change the course of this disease.”