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to find out about the latest medical breakthroughs
A panel of experts examines our progress in treating crippling or
fatal diseases on ‘Summit for a Cure,’ on Sunday, June 23
How close are we to finding cures for some of our most deadly or crippling
diseases? We’ll find out June 23 as MSNBC TV hosts a “Summit for a Cure.”
We’ll talk to a panel of expert guests, actors Christopher Reeve and Fran
Drescher, and former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole. Plus we’ll take your questions,
in a two-hour program to be broadcast live from the Cleveland Playhouse
in Cleveland, Ohio.
The “Summit for a Cure” will be hosted by MSNBC anchor Brian Williams
and will be carried live on the MSNBC cable network from 8-10 p.m. ET.
Our guests include actors Christopher Reeve and Fran Drescher, and former
U.S. Sen. Bob Dole.
Our medical panel consists of:
And to get a firsthand look at one dramatic medical advance, we will join
Dr. Toby Cosgrove during our program while he performs open heart surgery.
Dr. Cosgrove is the Department Chairman for Thoracic and Cardiovascular
Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Eric Topol, M.D., Department Chairman for Cardiovascular Medicine,
Larry Norton, M.D., oncologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering
Huntington Willard, Director, Center for Human Genetics, University
Hospitals of Cleveland
Dr. Ron Krall, M.D., Sr. Vice President, U.S. Drug Development, AstraZeneca
Dr. Eve Slater, M.D., Asst. Sec. for Health, Dept. of Health and
Glenn McGee, Ph.D., Bioethicist, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Mehmet Oz, M.D., Heart Surgeon, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical
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