Igniting the Fight Against Cancer

Vice Chancellor David Brenner (left) and Chancellor Khosla (right) with Spark Gala Chairs Iris and Matthew Strauss

The 36th annual Spark Gala was held over the weekend to benefit patient care and research at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, one of the top 25 centers in the country.  Chancellor Khosla talked about the progress we’ve made in the fight against cancer and attributed it to our talented faculty and care teams, as well as the generous support of our community.  At this year’s event, the inaugural Champion of Hope award was presented to the daughters of Pauline Foster in honor of their mother’s dedicated philanthropy to UC San Diego.  

The inaugural Champion of Hope Award was presented to the daughters of Pauline Foster.  From left: Marcia Hazan, David Granet, Lisa Foster, Patty Maysent, Karen Silberman, David Brenner