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A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure Featured in Current IBTA Magazine

July 18th, 2016|

Thanks to Kathy Oliver, Executive Director of the International Brain Tumour Alliance in the UK, pediatric brain tumors are represented in the May 2016 IBTA Magazine publication. This biannual […]

Molecular Analysis of Pediatric Brain Tumors Identifies microRNAs in Pilocytic Astrocytomas that Target the MAPK and NF-κB Pathways

July 7th, 2016|

In this A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure (PLGA Foundation) funded project, Dr. Denise Sheer and colleagues show that microRNAs that regulate critical signalling pathways in pilocytic astrocytomas are more […]

DNA Analysis of Paediatric Low-Grade Astrocytomas Identifies Tumour-Specific Signature in Pilocytic Astrycotomas

June 16th, 2016|

This detailed study, conducted by Dr. Denise Sheer from Queen Mary/University of London and others, focuses on DNA methylation and gene expression to improve our understanding of the biology […]

Family Support Learning Series: Presented by Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

April 29th, 2016|

Our colleagues at the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation have recently produced a series of short, informative videos on topics such as clinical trials, genetic susceptibility and molecular testing. These videos feature […]

Genetic Cause Identified in Rare PLGG Brain Tumor

February 3rd, 2016|

Another success in the pediatric brain tumor research arena, as Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia researchers announce that a recent collaborative study has identified a […]

Pediatric Low-grade Gliomas With CRAF Fusions May Require Differential and Combinatorial Targeted Therapies

November 17th, 2015|

Payal Jain, graduate PhD student in Dr. Adam Resnick’s lab at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, recently presented an abstract at the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and […]

Woman to Run Richmond Marathon in Honor of Young PLGA Patient

November 6th, 2015|

Darlene Jones will be running in the Richmond Marathon on November 14, 2015 in honor of 9-year-old Gabriel Loeser, the son of her neighbor, to help raise funds for […]

Long Term Clinical Implications of PLGG Molecular Subgroups

November 1st, 2015|

Brain tumors are the most common solid malignancy in children and pediatric low grade gliomas (PLGG) are the most common childhood brain cancer accounting for 42% of pediatric brain […]

Genomic Analysis of Matched Primary and Progressive Recurrent PLGAs

September 10th, 2015|

Principal Investigator Dr. Lindsey Hoffman, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus and the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, […]

Gold Sponsorship for ISPNO in Liverpool – June 2016

September 10th, 2015|