Poplack and Weiner honored by cancer foundation

Dr. David Poplack, the Elise C. Young Chair in Pediatric Oncology at Baylor, longtime director of the Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers and now associate director, and director of the Global Hope program, received the Angel Award in recognition of lifetime achievement at the Children's Brain Tumor Foundation's Dream and Promise Awards Benefit in Houston last month. In addition, Dr. Howard Weiner, professor of neurosurgery at Baylor and chief of neurosurgery at Texas Children's Hospital, was the organization's medical honoree for his commitment to patient care.