Tuesday, September 9, 2008

FasterCures in Esquire’s 75th Anniversary Issue

by Greg Simon, President, FasterCures

Esquire’s 75th Anniversary Issue Features FasterCures Public Service Announcement, FasterCures Chairman Mike Milken as 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century, and FasterCures Esquire House Event

Esquire's 75th anniversary issue released Sunday debuts the FasterCures public service announcement, Fifteen Years: That’s how long it takes to develop new medical treatments. The ad highlights FasterCures core principle of saving lives by saving time. Also in this issue, Esquire names Mike Milken, Chairman of the Milken Institute and Chairman of FasterCures, as one of the 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century citing his decades-long commitment to improving the medical research infrastructure to accelerate the development of cures.

"FasterCures is honored to be featured in this special Esquire edition and grateful for Esquire’s steadfast support of our mission," said Gregory C. Simon, FasterCures president. "FasterCures is committed to reducing suffering and death from disease in the 21st Century and the 21st Century begins now."

Since 2003, Esquire has hosted a series of Esquire House events on behalf of nonprofit organizations. On November 12, Esquire House Hollywood Hills will host FasterCures, one of six organizations to hold events at this remarkable venue this year.

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