A Feb. 23 press conference to announce a $25 million gift from The Broad Foundation to create The Broad Institute for Integrative Biology and Stem Cell Research was covered by multiple media outlets.
Covering the event were the Los Angeles Daily News, KPCC-FM radio, KNX-AM, KFI-AM, KFWB-AM, Sing Tao Daily, KNBC-TV Channel 4, KABC-TV Channel 7, KTTV-TV Channel 11, Annenberg TV News, the Daily Trojan and City News Service.
Subsequent stories appeared on the Associated Press wire, New York Times Web site, the Los Angeles Times (including a second mention in the Feb. 27 issue), Riverside Press Enterprise, Forbes.com, Washington Post.com, Pasadena Star News, ABC News.com, CBS News.com, LA Downtown News, Los Angeles Business Journal, UCLA Daily Bruin, and more than 70 other publications and Web sites.
Speaking at the event along with donor Eli Broad were USC President Steven Sample and Keck School Dean Brian Henderson.
The March 6 issue of U.S. News World Report includes a story on the Women’s Health Initiative study and quotes epidemiologist Duncan Thomas.
A March 1 ABC News Web story also looked at the Women’s Health Initiative and quoted women’s health expert Donna Shoupe.
A March 1 New York Times story on a heart stem cell study quoted cardiologist Robert Kloner. Similar stories ran in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Chicago Sun-Times, Reuters wire, International Herald Tribune, Forbes.com, New Scientist, MSNBC and more than a dozen other publications and Web sites.
A Feb. 28 Reuters wire story on hormone therapy and breast cancer risks quoted USC/Norris epidemiologist Malcolm Pike. Similar stories appeared in the Ely Times and on CancerPage.com and Medscape.com.
A Feb. 27 Los Angeles Times story on hormone replacement therapy quoted cardiovascular expert Howard Hodis. Similar stories ran in the Boston Globe, International Herald Tribune, USA Today and Baltimore Sun.
A Feb. 22 Los Angeles Times story on a now-delayed state execution quoted anesthesiologist William Loskota. The story also ran in Newsday.