Breath of Hope Gala

Saturday, September 10

For the first time, you can participate in the Breath of Hope Gala from the comfort of home. Join us on September 10 at 9 PM ET for the Breath of Hope Gala Livestream. We will broadcast keynote presentations and share this unforgettable evening of hope and inspiration with the global LAM community. The gala is the final highlight of our Fund A Cure campaign, The LAM Foundation’s largest fundraiser of the year, where 100% of all donations go to research. 

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Breath of Hope Gala Livestream Agenda

9:00 PM ET – Opening Remarks
Susan Sherman, MHA, Chief Executive Officer, The LAM Foundation
The LAM Foundation Endowed Professorship and  Scientific Advancement Award Presentation
Frank McCormack, MD, Co-Founder & Emeritus Scientific Director,  The LAM Foundation

LAM Research Update and Future Vision
Nishant Gupta, MD, Scientific Director, The LAM Foundation

Life with LAM and The Power of Hope
Stephanie Nemser-Dreyer, Board Member, The LAM Foundation

Honorary Rose Ceremony
Stephanie Nemser-Dreyer, Board Member, The LAM Foundation

All gifts received between now and September 30, 2022, will fund research and count toward Challenge Grants.

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Virtual Silent Auction

Share the online excitement – the Digital Silent Auction goes live on September 4 at 8 AM!

By popular demand, the silent auction is making a comeback! Bid online on unique items, gift baskets, experiences, sports memorabilia, and more, all generously donated by members of the LAM community. You can bid from anywhere! All proceeds from the auction go to Fund A Cure for LAM. Click here to view the auction.

For more information about these virtual events, please email 

A Note on Health and Safety

Please visit our COVID-19 page for further details and answers to the frequently asked questions pertaining to COVID-19 safety and precautions for the conference.