The Health Museum

“A Cure for Metastatic Breast Cancer?” with Mauro Ferrari, Ph.D.

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 – Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018

11:30 AM – 01:00 PM

Mauro Ferrari, Ph.D. is President and CEO of Houston Methodist Research Institute, where he directs more than 2,300 employees and credentialed clinicians engaged in basic science and over 1,000 clinical research protocols in cancer, cardiovascular diseases, neurology, and many other domains of medicine. He also serves as Executive Vice President of the Houston Methodist Hospital System. Concurrently, Dr. Ferrari serves as Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical School in Manhattan, New York. His laboratory develops new drugs for cancer. He is recognized as the pioneer  of nanomedicine and transport oncophysics. He has published over 500 scientific articles, 7 books, and holds over 50 patents issued in the USA and internationally. Born in Italy, Dr. Ferrari holds a degree in Mathematics from the Universita’ di  Padova, Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and attended medical school at Ohio State University.  He has won numerous scientific awards and recognitions, and holds honorary faculty positions at several universities in the USA and internationally.

Please RSVP by February 2 by purchasing tickets online, or contact us at rsvp@thewomensfund.org or 713-623-6543 to purchase tickets. Limited seating and lunches available at the door.


  • Monday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Sunday, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Special exhibits may require an additional fee
  • General Admission: $10 per adult; $8 per child (ages 3-12); $8 per senior (ages 65+); Free for members and children under 2 yrs. Free Hours: Free Family Thursdays 2 - 7 pm.

Directions & Parking

  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Parking for Museum visitors is $5. Parking for non-Museum visitors is $8. Parking for Museum members is $3. Enter the parking lot from Hermann Dr. Metered street parking is available on streets surrounding the Museum.

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