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An Afternoon of Good Food and Friends at Vibiana Raises Money for Scholarships




On April 12, 2016, The Friends of the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and the Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital (RNPH) Board of Advisors collaborated to host Food and Friends at Vibiana, a luncheon that raised funds for the Nexus Scholarship, which supports the country's most elite neuroscience clinicians and researchers during their MD-PhD residency training at UCLA.

Actress and RNPH board member Lisa Kudrow emceed the afternoon, as guests enjoyed a "healthy for the mind and brain" menu prepared by Iron Chef winner and owner of Redbird restaurant, Neal Fraser, in collaboration with Dr. Wendy Slusser, vice provost for the UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative. Musician and actor Rick Springfield presented musicians Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo with the Artistic Award of Courage for their advocacy to end child abuse. The crowd enjoyed performances by Ashley Argota, Corbin Bleu and UCLA's ScatterTones.

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