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Briefing on $1 billion Knight cancer challenge

Oregon Health & Science University and its Knight Cancer Institute to share details on vision for $1 billion cancer challenge from Nike Chairman Phil Knight and his wife, Penny


Press conference with Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) leaders on response to the surprise $500 million matching pledge from the Knights, including overview of 10-year research vision for its Knight Cancer Institute. Phil Knight announced the pledge at the cancer institute’s biennial gala, Friday, Sept. 20.


10:30 a.m. PST, Tuesday, Sept. 24; Opening remarks will start at 10:30 a.m. followed by a question-and answer-session. A conference call will begin at 11:30 a.m. for members of the media who can’t attend. Participant dial-in instructions: 800.434.1335, conference code 994624#.


Press conference will be held in the first level atrium at OHSU’s Center for Health & Healing, 3303 S.W. Bond Ave., Portland.

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