Presentation at Commitment to Cures Gala in Toronto, April 29
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Jane Ransom, Executive Director, American Brain Foundation
Minneapolis – The American Brain Foundation (ABF) will present Jim Cramer, host of CNBC’s Mad Money, with the 2020 Ambassador Award in recognition of his advocacy for migraine research and awareness.
The award will be presented at Commitment to Cures, ABF’s annual fundraising and awards gala at the Hilton Toronto, April 29, 6-9:00 p.m. The gala will gather many of the world’s preeminent leaders in neurology to celebrate game-changing advances in brain disease research. Cramer will also serve as Master of Ceremonies for the evening.
“As one of an estimated 39 million Americans and 1 billion people worldwide who live with migraine, I understand its debilitating effects, despair, stigma, and utter disruption of every aspect of life,” said Cramer. “By sharing my story, I hope to connect those living with migraine to quicker diagnosis and treatment, and to help migraine be recognized and treated like the public health crisis it is.”
True to his word, Cramer has leveraged his influence and reach as a successful television personality to raise awareness, educate the public, and advocate for research funding. And in November 2019, the American Migraine Foundation named Cramer as spokesperson for its Move Against Migraine campaign.
“The brain is a marvelous machine, full of mysteries, like migraine, that neurologists around the world seek to solve,” said Cramer. “I just wish mine didn’t hurt so much, which is why I am drawn to do my part as an advocate. I am deeply honored to receive this recognition from the American Brain Foundation.”
The American Brain Foundation promotes and invests in research across the whole spectrum of brain disease and believes that when a cure is found for one brain disease, we will cure many. ABF’s Commitment to Cures 2020 organizers aim to sell out the event at 500 guests and raise more than $250,000 to fund brain disease research.
The ticketed gala is open to the public. For more information and to register, purchase a ticket or table, or become a corporate sponsor, click here.
About the American Brain Foundation:
The American Brain Foundation brings researchers and donors together to cure brain diseases and disorders. To learn more, visit our website and find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.