NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. ("Oppenheimer") – a leading investment bank, wealth manager, and a subsidiary of Oppenheimer Holdings (NYSE: OPY) – will host its Houston Oncology Summit on October 17, 2019 at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Oppenheimer is honored to help raise funds for the hospital and will be directing all donations from the summit to the pediatric oncology center at MD Anderson. Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease for children in the United States and MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital was the first pediatric oncology intensive care center in the US and continues to provide treatments and drugs for children with cancer that are not provided anywhere else. More information on donating can be found here.
"This exciting event represents another example of our commitment to deliver opportunities for dialogue between investors, companies and KOLs in unique settings. Topping off the day will be a special performance by The Checkmates to raise money for MD Anderson's Children's Cancer Hospital," said Michael Margolis, R.Ph., Managing Director and Co-Head of Healthcare Investment Banking. "The hospital's mission is to give hope to those battling cancer and provide the best possible care for children, while supporting the entire family and the money we raise on October 17 will help those battling this devastating disease."
Company presentations include Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Immuneering, Marker Therapeutics, Iovance, Cue Biopharma, Gamida Cell and Tvardi Therapeutics. Additionally, several esteemed MD Anderson faculty members will offer insights on important trends in oncology, including:
"Providing our clients access to innovative oncology companies allows them to better understand what's driving this important industry," added Erica L. Moffett, Managing Director and Associate Director of Research at Oppenheimer. "Our goal is to foster collaboration between smart investors and the companies paving the way in terms of oncology research, development and treatments."
Oppenheimer life sciences analysts include:
Upcoming Oppenheimer events include the FinTech, Blockchain & AI: Disruptive Innovation Summit on November 12, 2019 in San Francisco, CA, and the 30th Annual Healthcare Conference on March 17-18, 2020.
Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. (Oppenheimer), a principal subsidiary of Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. (OPY on the New York Stock Exchange), and its affiliates provide a full range of wealth management, securities brokerage and investment banking services to high-net-worth individuals, families, corporate executives, local governments, businesses and institutions.
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