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"MORE than 500 luminaries will gather to honor philanthropists, author, social activist and psychologist Dr. Cheryl Saban and entertainment industry leader and pioneer Haim Saban at the third bi-annual Rebels With a Cause gala, May 11, 2016 at the Barker Hangar. The evening benefits the groundbreaking research led by
David B. Agus, MD, Director of the Westside Cancer Center and the Center for Applied Molecular Medicine (CAMM) at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Sandy and David Ellison along with Skydance Media are Co-Chairs. C.L. Max Nikias, President of the University of Southern California, is Honorary Co-Chair.
Tony Award winner James Corden, host of The Late Late Show, will emcee. Sixteen-time Grammy Award-Winner David Foster returns as Musical Director. Special guest performances to be announced. Internationally acclaimed director and producer Don Mischer is set to produce. Read more here
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The fundraiser, hosted by James Corden, honored Cheryl and Haim Saban.
Oracle founder and chairman Larry Ellison surprised the crowd at the third biennial Rebels With a Cause gala on Wednesday night by announced that he was donating $200 million to benefit cancer research.
His donation is targeted for the University of Southern California to establish the Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC. The event honored Dr. Cheryl and Haim Saban and benefited the groundbreaking research led by Dr. David Agus, director of the USC Norris Westside Cancer Center and the Center of Applied Molecular Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
"Tonight, I'm announcing a gift of $200 million to the University of Southern California to build an interdisciplinary center for cancer research headed by Dr. David Agus," Ellison said. "The new Institute will invite mathematicians, physicists and other scientists to collaborate with cancer researchers from the traditional disciplines of medicine and biology. We believe the interdisciplinary approach will yield up new insights currently hidden in existing patient data." Read more here