Media Advisory: Neurosciences Gala

Event:           Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute Gala

Date:           Saturday, June 25

Time:           6 p.m. through late evening

                     Interview opportunity: 7:15 p.m.

Location:     Embassy Suites, Charleston, W.Va.

News media representatives covering the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute June 25 at the Charleston Embassy Suites will have the opportunity to interview scientists and guest speakers at 7:15 p.m. in the Charleston Boardroom of the hotel.

Senator and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller IV will host the Annual Gala. John Beilein, coach of West Virginia University’s men’s basketball team, will be the guest speaker. President David C. Hardesty Jr., of WVU, Robert D’Alessandri, M.D., BRNI president, and Daniel Alkon, M.D., scientific director will also participate in the event.

The media is invited to cover the entire evening’s activities, starting with a reception at 6 p.m., dinner at 7:30 p.m., and a program following dinner. 

- WVU -

For more information:
Bill Case, HSC News Service, (304) 293-7087

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