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Jean King, Peterson Family Dean of Arts & Sciences, will be part of the upcoming Helen Gurley Brown Presidential Summit on Women and Science at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. 


Jean King

King, a neuroscientist and researcher who has focused broadly on the adverse effects of stress on the brain, will sit on a panel at the forum with other leading women in research and medicine that includes Dr. Alexa Kimball, president and CEO, Harvard Medial Faculty Physicians, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Fiona Marshall, president of biomedical research at Novartis. Dr. Laurie H. Glimcher, president and CEO of Dana-Farber, will moderate the discussion. 

A networking reception for those able to join in-person will follow the panel. 

The summit will start at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at the Dana-Farber Yawkey Center for Cancer Care in Boston. For more information contact event organizers at (617)-632-1956, or email