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Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, July 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --


What:
The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for cancer through reprogramming cancer cells, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. The SWCRF is celebrating its fortieth anniversary at the July 9 A Hamptons Happening benefit in Bridgehampton, NY, for its funded-cancer research programs.

In honor of the occasion, Dr. Samuel Waxman, founder and CEO of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:
Friday, July 8, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation Contact:
Edgar Trinidad, Director of Marketing & Communications
646-398-5261
etrinidad@waxmancancer.org

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:
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Photos:
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About Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation
The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation is an international organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer. The Foundation is a pioneer in cancer research and its mission is to eradicate cancer by funding cutting-edge research that identifies and corrects abnormal gene function that causes cancer and develops minimally toxic treatments for patients. Through the Foundation’s collaborative group of world-class scientists, the Institute Without Walls, investigators share information and tools to speed the pace of cancer research. Since its inception in 1976, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation has awarded approximately $90 million to support the work of more than 200 researchers across the globe. To learn more, visit: www.waxmancancer.org

About Nasdaq
Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,700 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.3 trillion and nearly 17,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:NASDAQ, Inc.