More MS news articles for Sep 2001

Biogen dinner raises money in fight against MS

11:45 EDT Thursday, 27th Sep, 2001

The Biogen MS Dinner of Champions at North Ridge Country Club raised nearly $200,000 for MS research and programs Tuesday.

Biogen, maker of the MS disease-modifying drug Avonex, was title sponsor of this year's dinner. Hal Price, general manager of Biogen's Research Triangle Park facility, chaired the event.

Vice chairs included Ray Champ of Wake Med, Jack Clayton of Wachovia, Jack Cozort of Parker Poe Adams Bernstein, Ken Eudy of Capital Strategies, Charles Hamner of the N.C. Biotechnology Center, Darlene Johns of Alphaneumeric Systems, Bill Shore of GlaxoSmithKline and Rob Teer of Teer Associates.

Former Gov. Jim Hunt received the Hope Award, the highest honor given by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The award recognizes outstanding leadership in the community and in the fight against MS, a chronic disease of the nervous system.

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