View Sophia’s interview with Will Smith here
On Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ The St. Regis Singapore, starting at 6.30pm cocktail reception and 7.30pm for dinner. With Special Galactic Host: Sophia, The Humanoid Robot & Guest of Honour: His Excellency, Mr. Bruce Gosper, Australian High Commissioner
Dress Code: Black Tie of the Future
Funds raised will be used in Singapore to
- To fund children with potentially terminal sarcoma and other paediatric cancers, access ground breaking immunotherapy treatment (using their own immune cells) at the National University Hospital (NUH) in Singapore, in order to save their lives
- To support greatly needed sarcoma research at The KK Women and Children’s Hospital in Singapore, which will be trialling some of the recently discovered sarcoma treatment molecules, by the Kick Sarcoma funded PhD award that program, at the John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) at the Australian National University (ANU) using Asian and Australian cell lines. This research is a collaborative effort with JCSMR and KK women and Children’s Hospital, which primarily used high throughput robotics drug discovery platform,
- For this reason, their gala dinner this year, will be artificial- intelligence themed and will feature a special Sophia, the humanoid robot. Your participation will support us in our quest for better sarcoma therapies, through unbiased, non-pharmaceutical industry funded, University driven research (purely intellectual).
Sarcomas are a cancers that can occur in any part of the body, and can affect both bone and soft tissue and therefore do not have chemotherapy that works for all types and therefore has a mortality of 50% within five years of diagnosis. Moreover, 15-20% of childhood cancers are sarcomas. Those who survive, either end up with a long term disability as amputees, or spend years having multiple surgeries, resulting in up to 10 years or more of having a chronic illness.
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The Galaxy Ball: Beyond the Stars event details here