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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

ORGANIZATION

Founded 1947 out of the Children's Cancer Research Foundation, an organization founded by Dr. Sidney Farber. Name changed in 1974 to the Sidney Farber Cancer Institute, and in 1982 to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, in order to acknowledge the longtime support of the Charles A. Dana Foundation.

Official Website:
http://www.dana-farber.org/

Founding Date:
1947

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Baruj Benacerraf
Scientist
29-Oct-1920 2-Aug-2011 Gene control of HLA antigens
Alan J. Bernon
Business
c. 1954   Dean Foods
Kennett F. Burnes
Business
c. 1943   CEO of Cabot, 2001-08
Martha Coakley
Politician
14-Jul-1953   Attorney General of Massachusetts
Nader F. Darehshori
Publisher
c. 1936   CEO of Houghton Mifflin, 1990-2002
Michael R. Eisenson
Business
c. 1955   Charlesbank Capital Partners
Charles K. Gifford
Business
8-Nov-1942   Bank of America Chairman, 2004-05
Marian L. Heard
Business
c. 1940   Oxen Hill Partners
Robert Kraft
Business
5-Jun-1941   Owner, New England Patriots
Thomas J. May
Business
c. 1947   CEO of NSTAR
Shari Redstone
Business
14-Apr-1954   President of National Amusements
Sumner Redstone
Business
27-May-1923   Chairman and CEO of Viacom
Jack W. Szostak
Scientist
9-Nov-1952   First artificial chromosome


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