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AUTISM SCIENCE FOUNDATION HONORS 3 LEADERS IN AUTISM SCIENCE AT ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA “EVENING OF CELEBRATION”

April 22, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Dr. Thomas Insel, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, will receive the Distinguished Scientist Award; Gregg and Lori Ireland, co-founders of Extraordinary Ventures, will receive the Distinguished Advocate Award; and the Media Impact Award will be presented to PBS, NOVA, Tangled Bank Studios and Genepool Productions for their documentary “Vaccines- Calling the Shots” at the Autism Science Foundation’s annual fundraising gala, “Evening of Celebration,” on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 6 p.m. EST at the New York Athletic Club. Dr. Richard Besser, ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent, will serve as the emcee. The evening will also include a silent auction and special performances by people with autism.

Single tickets cost $500, and proceeds from the gala will benefit the Foundation’s pre- and post- doctoral autism fellowship programs, which support early career research conducted by the nation’s most promising young autism scientists.

For more information, visit autismsciencefoundation.org.

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Date:
April 22, 2015
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

New York Athletic Club
180 Central Park South
New York, New York 10019

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