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  • Doug Brown

    Douglas M. Brown, '59, MBA '61, P '97, chair of the Founding Grant Society, welcomes guests to the society's annual luncheon. More than 160 new members have joined since 2018.

  • Crystal L. Mackall

    Crystal L. Mackall, The Ernest and Amelia Gallo Family Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, spoke about harnessing the immune system to fight cancer.

  • Crystal L. Mackall

    Crystal L. Mackall, The Ernest and Amelia Gallo Family Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, said that immunology, once the step-child of cancer treatment therapy, offers great promise for the future.

  • Marsha and James M. Kawakami

    Marsha and James M. Kawakami, '64, MS '65.

  • Michele Marincovich and Allan Schneider

    Michele Marincovich, '68, and Allan Schneider.

  • Deedee McMurtry, Joseph M. Goodman, William E. Ayer, and Hon Mai Goodman

    Deedee McMurtry, Joseph M. Goodman, MS '60, PhD '63, William E. Ayer Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus, and Hon Mai Goodman.

  • Wendy George and Keith George

    Wendy George '63, P '93, P '93, and Keith George, '65, P '93, P '93.

  • Kristine U'ren and Robert A. U'ren

    Kristine U'ren and Robert A. U'ren, '72.

  • Larry Scott and Lauren Scott

    Larry Scott, '83, and Lauren Scott, '86.

  • Frederic Luskin

    Frederic Luskin, PhD '98, director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects, talked about the science of happiness and commended the audience for supporting the university.

  • Fleet Street Singers

    Fleet Street Singers entertained the audience after lunch.

Founding Grant Society Luncheon

April 2019

Several hundred members of the Founding Grant Society and their guests gathered for lunch at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center on April 17, 2019. Following a warm welcome from Douglas M. Brown, chair of the Founding Grant Society, attendees listened to Crystal L. Mackall describe the latest advances in immunology for treating cancer. Mackall is the Ernest and Amelia Gallo Family Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine and the director of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at Stanford. After lunch, Frederic Luskin, director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects, talked about the science of happiness.

The Founding Grant Society honors those who plan to leave a legacy for Stanford through bequests and other planned gifts. For more information, please contact the Office of Planned Giving.

PHOTOS: Steve Castillo

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