“Our mission instills a sense of urgency to accelerate the pace of cancer research,” said Teresa Hall Bartels, president, Gateway for Cancer Research. “Our dedication to investing in novel patient-centric approaches, combined with the increasing rate of treatment advances, leads us to believe that together we can conquer cancer in our lifetime.”
Gateway for Cancer Research℠ is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization committed to funding innovative cancer research that helps people living with cancer to feel better, live longer and conquer cancer TODAY! Thanks to generous underwriting, 99 cents of every dollar Gateway receives directly funds Phase I and Phase II cancer clinical trials at leading research institutions across the country and abroad. Since 1991, Gateway has supported more than 150 clinical trials and funded over $70 million in breakthrough cancer research. Get involved today by like us on Facebook at facebook.com/demandcures and join the conversation on Twitter at @DemandCures, #BeAGateway.
ABOUT MICHAEL BRANNAN
Michael Brannan was born in Salinas California and became an accomplished golfer. He was the 1971 USGA Junior Amateur Champion, selected member of the 1977 Walker Cup Team and the US Collegiate All-Star Team and was two-time California State Amateur Champion. He attended Brigham Young University and was a member of the BYU golf team from 1974-1978. During the 1975 British Open in Scotland, he met his wife Shelley.
In 1979, he won the Hassan II Golf Trophy, Rabat Morocco which is now a European Tour event. He played the PGA Tour from 1979 -1983. In 1983 he joined PING, Inc. working as a sales representative in Connecticut and later in Northern California. He was inducted into the BYU Hall of Fame in 1989 and into the California Golf Writers Hall of Fame in 2004.
Current Gateway-funded clinical trials
Clinical trials funded at leading institutions worldwide
Funds one patient for one day at a Gateway-funded clinical trial