On Tuesday, February 7, The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering hosted the Winter Lunch at The Rainbow Room in Rockefeller Center. Sponsored by Net-a-Porter, the event was co-chaired by Robyn Joseph, Meredith Melling, Marcie Pantzer and Gillian Hearst Simonds. Over 250 guests attended the luncheon., which included remarks from The Society of MSK’s President, Lavinia Branca Snyder and Net-a-Porter president, Alison Loehnis. Dr. Neal Shukla from the Department of Pediatrics at Memorial Sloan Kettering spoke about The Society’s newest initiative to fund research for Clinical Genomic Profiling for Pediatric Cancer Patients, which can help identify gene mutations that lead to the development of cancer.
Guests at the luncheon included Alison Loehnis, Kalina Kurkova, Tory Burch, Aerin Lauder, Jessica Seinfeld, Tabitha Simmons, Valerie Boster Macauley, Jordan Foster, Shoshanna Gruss, Jill Kargman, Emilia Fanjul Pfeifler, Indre Rockefeller, Gabriela Hearst, Ferebee Taube, Eleanor Ylvisaker, Allison Aston, Julie Macklowe, Ali Wise, Rebekah McCabe, Rachelle Hruska MacPherson, among others.
About The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK). Founded in 1946, as a volunteer-led organization within MSK, the Society is a group dedicated to promoting the well-being of patients, supporting cancer research, and providing public education on the early prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer. As the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center, MSK has devoted more than a century to advancing the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.