(Palm Beach)—Dr. Jeffery E. Segall, professor of
anatomy and structural biology at Albert Einstein College of
Medicine in New York, was the guest speaker at the American
Cancer Society Island of Palm Beach Unit’s Laureate Society
Eighth Annual Luncheon on December 8th at Café
Boulud. He was joined by his esteemed colleague, Dr. Karl
Saxe of the American Cancer Society National Home Office in
Dr. Segall’s research focuses on chemotaxis, in which signal
transduction and cell shapes change and interact. A major
focus of his research is analyzing breast cancer cell
invasion and metastasis, with his long term goal of
identifying proteins important for cell motility, chemotaxis
and metastasis that can be used as targets for drug
development and prognosis.
Guests at the Laureate Society Luncheon included our Board
Members, and several of our distinguished Laureate Society
Members including Rand V. Araskog, Elizabeth Bowden, Mark
Cook, Pam Dupuis, Henry Fong, Arlette Gordon, Edward L.
Hennessey, Jr., Leigh Larmoyeaux, Joyce McLendon, Patricia
Myura, Nikki Norman and Cliff McDaniel, Julie and Rob
Reveley, Barbara and Irvin Saltzman, Sylvia Slifka, Linda
and Larry Smith, Barry Snader and Paula and Nikita Zukov.
The Laureate Society recognizes the American Cancer
Society’s most distinguished supporters and honors their
commitment to the fight against cancer. This exclusive club
was designed with significant input from community leaders
in Palm Beach as a way to specially thank those who provide
major, annual support to the American Cancer Society.
Members have the opportunity to attend small, private
meetings with leading cancer experts, receive breaking
cancer information and obtain access to an American Cancer
Society personal cancer advisor. The Laureate Society of
Palm Beach was founded in 2004.
The American Cancer Society saves lives and creates more
birthdays by helping people stay well and get well, and by
finding cures and fighting back. For information about
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For more information about the American Cancer Society’s
Laureate Society of Palm Beach, please contact Mariagnes
Murray at (561)