Ms. Egan is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. Recognized for its highly prestigious programs, the Foundation supports young scientists conducting innovative cancer research at leading medical centers and research institutions across the nation. From the link between smoking and cancer to curing a solid tumor with chemotherapy, The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation is behind some of the most innovative cancer research. Since its founding in 1946, the Foundation has invested nearly $355 million and funded nearly 3,700 young scientists, including 12 Nobel Prize winners.
Ms. Egan is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the excellence of the Foundation’s award programs; raising public awareness about the Foundation; and overseeing fundraising activities in partnership with its Board of Directors comprised of leaders in business, science and philanthropy.
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