Research

Increase in PLGA Related Research Publications Indicates Growing Interest in the Field

April 9th, 2015|

Dr. Uri Tabori and his colleagues published two papers targeting the PLGA population.  The first focuses on the long-term impact of radiation therapy on PLGG patients and the second […]

Phase III Study of Prospective Assessment of Vincristine and Vinblastine in Carboplatin-based Chemotherapy

January 29th, 2015|

With the collaboration of 3 major medical institutions in Germany, Italy and France, this European partnership has combined forces to create the largest clinical trial for PLGA children ever. […]

Quality of Life Research Findings

July 28th, 2014|

At the 2014 International Symposium of Pediatric Neuro Oncology (ISPNO) Conference in Singapore, researchers from around the world presented scientific findings in a wide array of topics relevant to […]

Webinar Brings LGG Community Together

May 7th, 2014|

A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure Foundation launched its Webinar Series Program on Monday, May 5th, as 200 attendees from 33 states and 4 countries listened and watched as Dr. […]

Pediatric Low-Grade Gliomas: How Modern Biology Reshapes the Clinical Field

April 7th, 2014|

Dr. Mark Kieran’s, et. al article reviews the clinical features of PLGG tumors, current therapeutic strategies and the recent discovery of genomic alterations characteristic to these tumors. And further […]

Philanthropic Blueprints For A Cure

February 5th, 2014|

As parents, relatives, and friends of a child battling a brain tumor, we share a critically important vision to find more effective, less toxic treatments and a cure.  There […]

Johns Hopkins Lands Funding Based on Collaborative Project Model

January 29th, 2014|

Building on an initial grant awarded in 2013 focused on the development of human neural stem cell models of PLGA, Dr. Eric Rabbe and his team at Johns Hopkins […]

Dana Farber Cancer Institute’s Pediatric Brain Cancer Research is Producing Results

January 17th, 2014|

5 years ago, scientific discoveries in the pediatric brain cancer world were virtually unheard of.  But in 2013, the DFCI, in collaboration with scientific experts from around the world, […]

Clinical Trial: Determinants of Response and Resistance in PLGG – Everolimus

December 23rd, 2013|

Institution:  University of California, San Francisco
Study Name:  Clinical Trial: Determinants of Response and Resistance in PLGG – Everolimus 
Principal Investigator:  Dr. Michael Prados/Dr. Daphne Haas-Kogan
Study date:  December 2013

This proposal fills […]

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Joins the Fight Against PLGA

January 8th, 2013|

In an unprecedented development, CHOP has joined the PLGA fight!  World class researchers, Dr. Thomas Curran (Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology and Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine) and Dr. Adam Resnick (Professor of NeuroSurgery) have taken the lead at CHOP Research Institute to investigate the genomics of Grade II Fibrillary Astrocytomas.