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News and Events

HIRC releases report offering critical recommendations for resettling refugees

Harvard Law School report offers strategy for enhancing security, job creation, and equal treatment for all Howard and Abby Milstein Foundation Provides Grant to Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program At a time when the U.S. refugee admissions program is under serious threat and the world’s displaced population is at its highest, over 65 million,…

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Milstein faculty fellow wins Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research

Yimon Aye, a Howard Milstein faculty fellow and assistant professor of chemistry and chemical biology in the College of Arts and Sciences with a secondary appointment at Weill Cornell Medicine, is one of six winners of this year’s Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research, which supports New York-based scientists exploring innovative…

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Dr. Carl Nathan's work in Translational Medicine, supported by Milstein funding, is Recognized by Heritage Provider Network and Crain's New York Business

Dr. Carl Nathan is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University. He directs the Abby and Howard P. Milstein Chemistry Core Facility and Program in Chemical Biology and Translational Medicine, and, subsequently, the Milstein Program in Medicinal Chemistry. Dr. Nathan was the founding director of the…

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Howard Milstein Brings Together FDNY Life-Saving Bone Marrow Donors with Recipients

On May 5, 2017, Howard P. Milstein represented the Board of Trustees of New York Blood Center at the 13th Annual “Honor Roll of Life,” an event which recognizes FDNY members who have donated life-saving bone marrow to recipients. Howard paid tribute to the approximately 150 members of the FDNY who have donated bone marrow…

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Howard Milstein presents John Zuccotti Lifetime Achievement Award to Joe Biden at Regional Plan Association's Annual Assembly

John Zuccotti was remembered as a “central figure in the revitalization of New York” as well as a “close personal friend, advisor, confidante, mentor and partner” when Howard Milstein presented the John Zuccotti Lifetime Achievement Award to former Vice President Joe Biden at the Regional Plan Association’s Annual Assembly. In tribute to John Zuccotti, Howard…

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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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