Race to Erase MS

24th Annual Race To Erase MS Gala - Backstage

Jamie-Lynn Sigler honored at star-studded Race to Erase MS

 

Given the FDA’s approval in March of the new drug Ocrevus to treat multiple sclerosis, organizers of the 24th annual Race to Erase MS gala had good reason to celebrate. According to event host Nancy Davis, the research that event proceeds have funded over the years have included pilot studies for the drug.

“You dream forever and you have lots of events and then to see something like this, it’s like the home run,” Davis said. “[The new drug] is overwhelmingly exciting. It’s going to help so many people…”

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 05: (L-R) Actor Chris Zylka, Paris Hilton, TV personality Kris Jenner and fashion designer Dee Ocleppo attend the 24th Annual Race To Erase MS Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on May 5, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Race To Erase MS)

Click here to read my entire story about this event in the Los Angeles Times and scroll down the page to see more pictures.

 

Top photo: from left, TV personality Lance Bass, honoree Jamie-Lynn Sigler and comedian Kathy Griffin at the 24th annual Race To Erase MS Gala (Photo by Neilson Barnard/ Getty Images for Race To Erase MS)

Second photo: from left, actor Chris Zylka, TV personalities Paris Hilton and Kris Jenner and fashion designer Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger at the 24th annual Race To Erase MS Gala (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Getty Images for Race To Erase MS)

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Third photo: From left, Nick Lane, Ray Herrmann and Lee Lougnane of Chicago concluded the 24th annual Race To Erase MS Gala (Photo by Rich Fury/ Getty Images for Race To Erase MS)

Fourth photo: The evening’s music director David Foster introduced “Man in the Mirror” singer/ songwriter Siedah Garrett at the 24th annual Race To Erase MS Gala (Photo by Rich Fury/ Getty Images for Race To Erase MS)

 

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Race to Erase MS

Published May 11, 2017 – Ellen Olivier, SocietyNewsLA.com