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Art of the Brain 16th Annual Gala:
The Art of Friendship
UCLA Schoenberg Hall Auditorium and Courtyard
Saturday, September 26, 2015
6:30 P.M.
Join us on September 26, 2015 to celebrate Art of the Brain's 16th Annual Gala.  We will show our solidarity with the courageous men and women facing brain cancer and pay tribute to the unforgettable individuals we have sadly lost.  We will celebrate their talent and zest for life with a festival of gourmet food and wine.  There will also be a fabulous opportunity drawing and special performances.


 For information, please call 310.825.5074.



Corporate Partners


For more information about sponsoring the 2015 Art of the Brain Gala, please call 310.825.5074 



Special thanks to the sponsors of the 2014 Gala

 2014 Corporate Sponsors

Jennifer and Robert Lopata
Richard Dean Anderson 
Joan and Gerald Doren
Clint Eastwood
Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown
Judi and Roy Kaufman
Ann Ramer
The Tsarukyan Family
Jadi and Gy Waldron
Bunny Wasser and Howard Bernstein
Joyce and William Bromiley
Marlene and David Capell
Leslie Danelian and The Conte Foundation
Valerie and Robert Fairbank
Gold Family Foundation
Karen and George Grengs
Susan and Donald Harris
Benedicta and Geoffry Oblath
Mary Green and Peter Rooney
Arlene Spiegelman
The Family of Randi Sutherlin
Afsaneh and Faramarz Yousefzadeh
Art of the Brain wishes to thank all of our sponsors for their support!

Whats New: Art of the Brain
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Local Entrepreneur Judi Kaufman Fights Back Against Brain Cancer
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Recent Initiatives funded in part by Art of the Brain
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Phase II study of aflibercept in recurrent malignant glioma: a north american brain tumor consortium study.
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Quantification of edema reduction using differential quantitative T2 (DQT2) relaxometry mapping in recurrent glioblastoma treated with bevacizumab.
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Nonlinear registration of diffusion-weighted images improves clinical sensitivity of functional diffusion maps in recurrent glioblastoma treated with bevacizumab.
Magn Reson Med.

Myeloid Biomarkers Associated with Glioblastoma Response to Anti-VEGF Therapy with Aflibercept.
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International retrospective study of over 1000 adults with anaplastic oligodendroglial tumors.
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Apparent diffusion coefficient histogram analysis stratifies progression-free survival in newly diagnosed bevacizumab-treated glioblastoma.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol.

AVAglio: Phase 3 trial of bevacizumab plus temozolomide and radiotherapy in newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme.
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Quantitative volumetric analysis of conventional MRI response in recurrent glioblastoma treated with bevacizumab.
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