Mr. Jho Low Joins Board of Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation

28 Jan

As a philanthropic organization working to pioneer breakthrough programs in global public health, education and conservation, Jynwel Foundation seeks to lead by example. That means bringing hands-on participation and disruptive vision to our partnerships. It is with this spirit in mind that we are proud to announce that Mr. Jho Low has accepted an invitation…

           

Disrupting the Status Quo in Cancer Care

31 Oct

On October 20, I had the pleasure of attending this year’s Angel Ball in support of Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation. It was humbling to be honored at the event on behalf of Jynwel Charitable Foundation and our work to eradicate cancer. On stage, I shared why my family and I are passionate about and committed to…

                   

The Wall Street Journal: “Angel Ball Raises $3.7 Million for Cancer Research”

21 Oct

When news broke of the death of fashion designer Oscar de la Renta on Monday evening, it brought the occasionally raucous Angel Ball down to earth. At the Angel Ball, an annual fundraiser thrown by Denise Rich to raise money for a cancer research foundation created in honor of her late daughter, Gabrielle, the de…

               

Page Six: “Denise Rich’s Angel Ball Raises $3.7M for Cancer Research”

21 Oct

While a pregnant and beautiful Blake Lively with husband Ryan Reynolds turned heads at Denise Rich’s annual Angel Ball benefit, it was a group of kids who survived cancer who brought the house down. Jozlyn, Jaimin and Arabelle, children helped by Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research, told how they were visited in the hospital…

                 

Scientific American: “Expert Cancer Care May Soon Be Everywhere, Thanks to Watson”

20 Oct

Doctors at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston are using Watson to drive a software tool called the Oncology Expert Advisor, which serves as both a live reference manual and a virtual expert advisor for practicing clinicians. Eventually it could provide the best treatment options for individual cancer patients at medical centers around the…

               

Big Data: Let’s Measure its Potential in Kilometers, Not Gigabytes

17 Sep

“Big Data” in medicine usually calls to mind big computers hacking their way through gigabytes of data to find the cures to awful diseases; robotic Ponce De Leon’s searching for the fountain of youth. But as much as we stand in awe of the tools, we should be looking more at how they can be…

         

Calling on IBM’s Watson to Cure Cancer

25 Jul

Though Western medicine has made great strides in understanding cancer, this expertise is often not available everywhere in the world. Two years ago, when Mr. Jho Low’s grandfather was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, Mr. Low was able to call on the expertise of MD Anderson to guide his grandfather’s care from afar. Now, MD…

               

New York Times ‘HEALTH FOR TOMORROW’ Conference

29 May

Delivering the best care of today and the better care of tomorrow to every patient around the world This week, on behalf of Jynwel Foundation, I attended The New York Times ‘Health for Tomorrow’ conference in San Francisco. We joined leaders from across industry, academia and government to discuss the challenges facing our global health…

                   

Democratizing healthcare through cancer research

02 May

There are seven billion people on our planet and chances are we all know someone who has been affected by cancer. To see a loved one thrown head first into the world of a disease that plays by no rules and offers no road map is heartbreaking. We most often hear of cancer as one…

                 

Children’s National: “Entrepreneur and Philanthropist’s Generosity Inspires at Children’s Ball”

16 Apr

For the live auction at the Children’s Ball, Schwartz had donated this one-of-a-kind set, valued at $40,000. It was one of the most popular items, with bids coming from all parts of the room. In the end, global entrepreneur and philanthropist Jho Low, whose Jynwel Foundation was the evening’s Premier Sponsor, won the item with…