Dr. Michael Berens, Professor of Brain Tumor Research at T-Gen and husband of Phoenix Chapter member Patty Berens, gifted our members with an enlightening presentation regarding the medical breakthroughs taking place at T-Gen. T-Gen's goals are to keep at the cutting edge of technology by integrating new data systems and adopting new technologies to share. It boasts partnerships between scientists, researchers and clinicians to match strength with strength to address unmet medical needs and has a non-exclusive policy to foster relationsips with other institutes and providers. This intentional interdependence promotes collaboration and innovation to assist in pushing boundaries, to find new ways to do things, to secure discoveries and to make discoveries available for use. Success is measued through improved patient outcomes. During the luncheon ARCS member, Sandy Kennedy, was honored for her dedicated service to the Phoenix Chapter and awarded the 2017 ARCS Light.