Sanaz Memarzadeh LA City Council

UCLA cancer researcher Sanaz Memarzadeh at LA City Council event
Los Angeles council member Paul Koretz (center) presents UCLA cancer researcher Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh (his right) with special recognition for her commitment to ovarian cancer research

On Sept. 19, 2017, Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, director of the UCLA G.O. Discovery Lab: Gynecologic Oncology Cancer Research Lab and UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center member, was honored for her commitment to ovarian cancer research by the City of Los Angeles. Memarzadeh and the Jonsson Cancer Center were both presented with special recognition during the event, held at Los Angeles City Hall, by council member Paul Koretz.

The Ovarian Cancer Circle/Inspired By Robin Babbini was also honored for supporting and helping to fund breakthrough ovarian cancer research. The City also officially named September 19th as "Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day" in Los Angeles.

Watch the full event and presentation via Facebook Live.