Washington Post: Why Jho Low Donated $50 Million to Try to Teach Watson to Be a Cancer Expert

26 Jun

Jho Low’s largest gift to date — $50 million — is also his most ambitious. Low gave the money to a project at MD Anderson Cancer Center, the renowned facility that is part of the University of Texas medical system, to try to transform the Watson computer system of “Jeopardy!” fame into a cancer expert…

           

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…

                   

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…

                 

Leading The Charge To Democratize Healthcare

04 Mar

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…

                   

Houston Chronicle: “M.D. Anderson Moon Shots program gets $50 million pledge”

18 Oct

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center will receive $50 million from a global investor for its ambitious assault on eight difficult cancers, the institution announced at a news conference Friday reporting on first-year progress of the initiative. Read the entire article here.