Human Growth Foundation Announces Novo Nordisk as Lead Sponsor of HGF 2015 Award Gala

Top Quote HGF 2015 Award Gala, March 07th, to celebrate 50th anniversary and honor Dr. Alan Rogol. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) February 10, 2015 - Human Growth Foundation (HGF) announces that Novo Nordisk is the lead sponsor of the HGF 2015 Award Gala, which will be held on March 07, 2015 at the DoubleTree by Hilton-Hotel Circle, in San Diego, Calif. This year, the annual benefit event will celebrate HGF's 50th anniversary and honor pediatric endocrinologist Alan D. Rogol, MD, PhD with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

    "Children affected by growth hormone-related disorders need research champions such as Dr. Rogol," says Robert Gut, MD, Vice President, Clinical Development and Medical Affairs, Biopharmaceuticals, Novo Nordisk Inc. "Novo Nordisk is proud to support HGF's ambition to better understand the process of growth and to support those impacted by growth disorders and growth hormone deficiency."

    Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. The company also has leading positions within haemophilia care, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. Novo Nordisk employs approximately 41,000 employees in 75 countries, and markets its products in more than 180 countries.

    "We are honored that Novo Nordisk supports our Foundation and backs our mission," says HGF president Dr. Pisit ("Dr. Duke") Pitukcheewanont.

    The HGF 2015 Award Gala, chaired by Dr. Ron G. Rosenfeld, will feature a VIP cocktail reception, live entertainment; a seated, gourmet dinner and program with special tribute to Dr. Rogol.

    Endocrinologists, researchers, influencers, and other healthcare providers from across the country will attend the red carpet charitable event.

    The funds raised are in support of the Human Growth Foundation will make it possible for the nonprofit organization to continue providing research, education, patient support and patient advocacy to those impacted by disorders of growth and growth hormone deficiency.

    Tickets and tables to HGF 2015 Award Gala may be purchased online at

    About Human Growth Foundation:
    Human Growth Foundation is a national, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to help children and adults with disorders of growth and growth hormone through research, education, support, and advocacy. The Foundation is dedicated to helping medical science to better understand the process of growth. For more information, please visit

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