MRJBF 2013 Board MembersCo-Chairs:
Amy Gerstein Jason Gordon
Emily Berger  Jack Doron
Tonya Geesman  Lisa Gelles
Jordan Gross  Natalie Linsalata
Ahmet Markicic  Tayler Maxwell
Jeff Newcom  Jackie Unger
Maggie Webb  Michael Zalay
Marc Ackerman Shanna Athas
Hannah Bock Sharon Bronstein
Paul Connors Rachel Drescher
Liz Fattore Christopher Frederick
Julie Futterman Brenda Gehani
Blaine Goldflies Michael Golichowski
Laura Goodman Michael Goodman
Neal Gram Basileo Hayden
Rachel Heilbrunn Michelle Jeremias
Elisabeth Karlik Lisa Katz
Gabrielle LeVert Brittany Linn
Josh Mangoubi Scott McCubbrey
Chris Munroe Scott Newman
Christin Pullano Andrea Reed
Brian Riordan Stacy Roetter
Heather Rose Patrick Russo
Jordyn Schneider Chad Schroedl
Nicole Spagnolo Jonathan Steele
Sara Studebaker Maureen Sucher
Sara Tumen Kristy Vilimas
Michelle Weil Michael Wexler
David P. McHugh - Schiff Hardin LLP
Children's Research Fund Liaisons:
Ryan Friedman Phoebe Nitekman
MRJBF Supports Dr. Sookyong KohDr. Koh is a pediatric neurologist with a clinical and research specialization in epilepsy. She is an Attending Physician at the Neurology and Epilepsy, Associate Director of Neurobiology Program at the Lurie Children’s Research Center and an Associated Professor of Pediatrics for the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Her research is focused on the processes by which prolonged seizures in early life increase the risk for developing epilepsy later in life.
With the funding from the MRJBF and other sources, Dr. Koh and her team aim to significantly improve treatment of epilepsy in children.
Read more here.
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Posted on August 4, 2013 | No Comments21st Annual Cocktails for a Cause – Tickets on Sale! – Purchase Tickets Here Please join the Medical Research Junior Board Foundation (MRJBF) for a fabulous evening of cocktails, food and philanthropy to raise funds for pediatric epilepsy research at Ann & Robert H. Lurie […]
Posted on January 7, 2013 | No CommentsThe MRJBF’s cause and fundraising efforts were recently applauded on the Ann and Robert Lurie’s Hospital website. The article provides a great perspective on what MRJBF stands for, how the organization has developed and its greatest achievements. MRJBF: A Commitment to Research: For 20 years, […]
Posted on December 29, 2012 | No CommentsThis blockbuster event shattered new records this year. Six Hundred of our closest friends came out to support the MRJBF at the Chicago Cultural Center on November 2, 2012. We raised over $80,000 for our researcher, Dr. Koh. Check back for our upcoming events in […]
Posted on September 5, 2012 | No Comments20th ANNUAL COCKTAILS FOR A CAUSE (CFC) What: The Medical Research Junior Board Foundation (MRJBF) invites you to the 20th Annual Cocktails for a Cause. When: Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. Where: Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Street **WANT A RIDE […]
Posted on October 15, 2011 | No CommentsThank you all for coming out and supporting our 19th Annual Cocktails for a Cause (CFC). We would like to thank all of you, our donors and guests, everyone that bid on our amazing silent and live auction items, our sponsors, as well as all […]
Posted on October 15, 2011 | No CommentsAre you looking to give back, get involved with a great charity and make a difference in children’s lives? Check out what the MRJBF does for Children’s Memorial Hospital.
Posted on October 14, 2011 | No CommentsMRJBF OF CHILDREN’S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TO HOST 19th ANNUAL COCKTAILS FOR A CAUSE (CFC) AT THE CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER CFC Raises Money for Pediatric Research Initiatives Conducted at Children’s Memorial Hospital What: The Medical Research Junior Board Foundation (MRJBF) invites you to the 19th Annual […]
Posted on October 16, 2010 | No CommentsThe Medical Research Junior Board Foundation would like to thank everyone for coming out to the 18th Annual Cocktails for a Cause that was held on October 15, 2010 at the Chicago Cultural Center. We hope that everyone enjoyed the evening of cocktails, food selections […]