17th Annual "Gathering for Cure" Black Tie Awards Gala

17th Annual "Gathering for Cure"
Black Tie Awards Gala of Brain Mapping Foundation

Saturday March 21 2020

6:00PM - 8:00PM Cocktail Event
8:00PM - 11:00PM Black Tie Dinner

JW Marriott | Los Angeles Downtown
900 W Olympic Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90015

For any questions about this event, please contact
Dr. Vicky Yamamoto, PhD
Member of the Board of International Brain Mapping Foundation
vyamamot@usc.edu
310-500-6196

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Brain Mapping Foundation Gala 2019


2020 SBMT Award Co-Host

Sean Stone

2020 Award Co-Host

Sean Stone

Actor, Director and Producer



2020 SBMT Award Co-Host

Rudi_Bakhtiar

2020 Award Co-Host

Rudi Bakhtiar

Journalist and Producer



2020 SBMT Award Recipient

Montel_Williams

Beacon of Courage and Dedication Award

Beacon of Courage and Dedication Award

Montel Williams

Montel Williams is American television personality, radio talk show host, and actor.



2020 SBMT Award Recipient


Robert Hariri

Pioneer in Medicine Award

Pioneer in Medicine Award

Robert Hariri

Robert Hariri, The Chairman, Founder, Chief Scientific Officer, and former Chief Executive Officer of Celgene Cellular Therapeutics.



2020 SBMT Award Recipient

Robert Thatcher

Pioneer in Medicine Award

Pioneer in Medicine Award

Robert Thatcher

Robert Thatcher, President & CEO of Applied Neuroscience, Inc.



2020 SBMT Award Recipient

Robert Thatcher

Pioneer in Healthcare Policy award

Pioneer in Healthcare Policy award

Robert N. Klein II

Robert Nicholas "Bob" Klein II, is a stem cell advocate.



2020 SBMT Award Recipient

Mark Torchia

Pioneer in Technology Development Award

Pioneer in Technology Development Award

Mark Torchia

Mark Torchia: Vice-Provost, Executive Director – Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning



2020 SBMT Award Recipient

Mark Torchia

Pioneer in Technology Development Award

Pioneer in Technology Development Award

Richard Tyc

Richard Tyc. Vice President of Technology and Advance Development, Monteris Medical



2020 SBMT Award Recipient

Mark Torchia

Pioneer in Technology Development Award

Pioneer in Technology Development Award

Philippe Deschamps

Philippe Deschamps, President CEO of Helius Medical Technologies Inc



2020 SBMT Award Recipient

Saleem Abdulrauf

Golden Axon Leadership Award

Golden Axon Award

Saleem Abdulrauf

Saleem Abdulrauf, 17th President of SBMT, Professor and Chairman of Neurosurgery St. Louis University



2020 SBMT Award Recipient

Marko Mijat

Golden Axon Leadership Award

Golden Axon Award

Marko Mijat

Marko Mijat, COO of SBMT



2020 SBMT Award Recipient

Bryan Aroz

Golden Axon Leadership Award

Golden Axon Award

Bryan Aroz

Bryan Aroz, Global Event Director of SBMT



2020 SBMT Award Recipient

Sahel Rose

Humanitarian Award

Humanitarian Award

Sahel Rose

Sahel Rose, Actress



2020 SBMT Award Recipient

Rudi_Bakhtiar

Humanitarian Award

Humanitarian Award

Rudi Bakhtiar

Journalist and Producer



2020 SBMT Award Recipient

Kenneth_Fisher

Humanitarian Award

Humanitarian Award

Kenneth Fisher

Business Leader and Philanthropist



2020 SBMT Award Recipient

Nafisah Khan

Student Service and Leadership Award

Student Service and Leadership Award

Nafisah Khan

Nafisah Khan, 2018-2019 SBMT Fellow



2020 SBMT Award Recipient

Shahram Hadidchi

Student Service and Leadership Award

Student Service and Leadership Award

Shahram Hadidchi

Shahram Hadidchi, 2018-2019 SBMT Fellow



Videos of past Award Recipients:

Dr. Ming Hsieh - 2013 Humanitarian Award Recipient

Dustin Hoffman - 2008 Beacon of Courage Award Recipient

Professor Stephen Hawking - 2015 Beacon of Courage and Dedication Award Recipient

Dr. Rafat Ansari - 2013 Pioneer in Medicine Award Recipient

AWARDS:

SBMT has recognized pioneers in the field and awarded humanitarian and beacon awards to inspiring figures including, trailblazers in science, leading policymakers, and pioneers in technology development and individuals who have raised awareness about brain mapping and neurological disorders in general.

  • Past Award Gala Keynote Speakers
  • Robin Sidhu Memorial Young Scientist Award
    Late Robin Sidhu (1988 – 2015), a young ebullient science driven and information technology (IT) savvy person, died of an accident at an early age. His mission to accomplish in-depth understanding of human mind and health remained incomplete due to his early departure but his legacy will remain through supporting young innovative minds in science through this award.
  • Beacon of Courage and Dedication Award
    The Beacon Award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary courage and dedication for increasing awareness about neurological diseases, and for patients and their families who have exceeded expectations in fighting a neurological disorder with unprecedented courage. The Beacon Award identifies remarkable individuals who set the highest standards for increasing awareness of, and fighting, neurological diseases.
  • Pioneer in Medicine Award
    The Pioneer in Medicine Award is presented to individuals who have significantly contributed to the scientific advancement in the fields of medicine and image guided therapy through a multidisciplinary approach. Their groundbreaking contributions have made development of state-of-the-art technology and scientific discovery a reality.
  • Pioneer in Healthcare Policy Award
    The Pioneer in Healthcare Policy Award is presented to lawmakers who have demonstrated visionary and crossdisciplinary approaches to introducing laws that have contributed to the advancement of science, technology, education, and medicine. They have paved the way to better integration of such advancements in other fields, like medicine and neuroscience. These lawmakers champion better healthcare for all.
  • Pioneer in Technology Award
    The Pioneer in Technology Award is presented to the trail blazing companies and their CEOs/presidents who have facilitated the development of pioneering technologies through interdisciplinary approaches that have impacted diagnostics, treatment, and healthcare delivery in unprecedented ways.
  • Golden Axon Award
    The Golden Axon Award is presented to individuals outside of the medical community who inspire with good will and an enthusiastic interest in science, technology and medicine. Named for the neuron cell fiber that carries outgoing messages to other target cells, the founding principle of the Axon Award is to recognize a highly regarded individual in the public sector who helps raise awareness and funding of SBMT and its mission in the community via fundraising event(s) and activities.
  • Humanitarian Award
    The Humanitarian Award is given to physicians and scientists who have contributed significantly to survival and quality of life of patients across the Globe.
  • Young Investigator Award
    The SBMT Young Investigator's Initiative is designed to recognize promising young scientists performing work in the brain sciences relevant to the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT). While this year's awardees will not be receiving any financial incentives, this recognition will be a stepping stone for future recognition within and beyond the SBMT's wide ranging collaborative partners.
  • Student Research Award