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Loyal Donor Luncheon

VP of Development and Communications, Rebecca Newman, with guests Sivia and Norman Mann, Linda and Peter Levine, and Merlin Woesner and Helen Kerger.

VP of Development and Communications, Rebecca Newman, with guests Sivia and Norman Mann, Linda and Peter Levine, and Merlin Woesner and Helen Kerger.

More than 60 supporters gathered at the Salk Institute on December 1 for the annual Loyal Donor Appreciation Luncheon. The program featured Salk professor John Young, who spoke on "Infectious Disease: Cellular Control of Viral Infections," as well as Salk president William R. Brody, who talked about rising health care costs and the role of basic research in addressing chronic disease care, one of the primary drivers behind the health care crisis.