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Howard Milstein presents Humanitarian of the Year Award at the American Skin Association Gala

American Skin Association celebrated a remarkable 30 years of funding research and educating youth on skin health, and presented awards to three exceptional honorees at the organization’s annual Spring Gala. ASA Chair Howard Milstein presented the Humanitarian of the Year Award to Dr. David Pyott, special advisor to Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., and most recently Chairman and…

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American Skin Association and Paul and Irma Milstein Family Foundation support development of automated melanoma detector for skin cancer screening

Researchers at The Rockefeller University have developed an automated technology that combines imaging with digital analysis and machine learning to help physicians detect melanoma at its early stages. This work was supported by American Skin Association, whose chairman is Howard P. Milstein, with additional support from the Paul and Irma Milstein Family Foundation and the National…

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Howard Milstein receives prestigious Marco Polo Award in Beijing

The Chinese government granted its prestigious Marco Polo Award to Howard P. Milstein, CEO of New York Private Bank & Trust and its operating bank Emigrant Bank, for his contribution to the exchange of international talents through The Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation. The award was presented in Beijing on October 26 at a…

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Major civic and civil rights figures come together for launch of Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s new PBS documentary Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

At an evening reception and screening hosted by the Howard and Abby Milstein Foundation at the Times Center in Midtown Manhattan, major civic and civil rights figures celebrated the newest Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) series by Emmy- and Peabody-award winning Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., Black America Since Martin Luther King Jr.: And Still…

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Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine announces Abby and Howard Milstein Awards in Reproductive Medicine

As part of its mission to support vital and innovative research in the field of reproductive medicine, the Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine announced today that it has awarded a second year of funding of $200,000 to co-investigators working on a translational research project that will attempt to identify noninvasive parameters capable…

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Howard Milstein, FDNY Commissioner and New York Blood Center Honor Bone Marrow Donors

Howard P. Milstein, Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro and Christopher D. Hillyer, M.D., President and CEO of New York Blood Center joined on 4/30/16 to add the names of eight FDNY bone marrow donors to the Honor Roll of Life at the 12th annual induction ceremony at FDNY Headquarters. Firefighter Fredrick Perdue, 46, met the…

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Howard Milstein to receive prestigious Marco Polo Award from China Association for International Exchange of Personnel

The China Association for International Exchange of Personnel announced that Howard Milstein will receive the prestigious Marco Polo Award, the highest honor given to a non-Chinese citizen. In advance of the award ceremony in October in Beijing, Mr. Milstein was recognized at the Chinese Consulate General’s office in New York City with a reception in…

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Howard Milstein talks with CNN about his partnership with Jack Nicklaus, and their common devotion to philanthropy

Howard Milstein told CNN reporter Paul Gittings that he believes his partnership with golf legend Jack Nicklaus was founded on the two men’s commitment to giving to worthy causes. “[Milstein] believes it was one of the reasons Nicklaus chose him to be his partner in a ‘beauty parade’ which also included private equity firms, who…

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Trustee Abby Milstein and Howard Milstein’s gift to preserve access for scholars and researchers at New York Public Library

Project will improve preservation quality for on-site materials The New York Public Library will soon complete the construction of modern underground storage at its iconic Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, thanks in part to a very generous $8 million gift from NYPL Trustee Abby S. Milstein and her husband, Howard…

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New York Blood Center’s 2015 gala is the most successful in its history

Nonprofit community blood center raises more than $2.1 million to support its lifesaving work The New York Blood Center (NYBC), a nonprofit, community-based organization that serves more than 20 million people and 200 hospitals in the New York metropolitan area, today announced that its 2015 biennial gala, held at Cipriani 42nd Street in midtown Manhattan…

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