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Johns Hopkins Lands Funding Based on Collaborative Project Model

January 29th, 2015|

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 […]

Largest International Clinical Trial Ready to Launch

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. […]

Unlocking Pediatric Cancer Can Help Solve Adult and Other Children’s Cancers

November 12th, 2014|

The fact that childhood cancer is, thankfully, a rare disease belies the fact that it is the leading cause of disease-related death in U.S. children, age 1-19. The fact […]

Experts Confirm Not Enough Research Conducted for Brain Tumors

November 12th, 2014|

“Brain tumors represent an orphan disease with so few diagnosed annually in the USA — about 20,000 primary malignant tumors — that research funds to push the field forward […]

A Parent Education Webinar: Biology Pathways As Targets for Pediatric Low Grade Glioma Patients

October 21st, 2014|

On November 20th, 2014, Dr. Mark Kieran presented to a webinar audience spanning 10 countries (Germany, Switzerland, UK, Ireland, Belgium, South Africa, Brazil, Australia, Canada and the US) and […]

Understanding Pediatric Low Grade Glioma 101

September 8th, 2014|

Dr. Peter Manley, from the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, in cooperation with American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) conducted a webinar in July 2014 which provides families with a comprehensive […]

Cartoon Character Sonic The Hedgehog Inspires Lizzy’s Recovery

September 8th, 2014|

Everyone  has heroes.  Someone they look up to or someone who influenced them in their life.  My hero is Sonic The Hedgehog.  What makes Sonic so awesome to me? […]

Senate Appropriations Committee Holds NIH Accountable

August 7th, 2014|

The Senate Appropriations Committee released its Committee Report for FY15 Labor, Health and Education Appropriations at the end of July. In the NIH section of the report, the Committee […]

Camp Sunshine 2014 for LGG Families

July 30th, 2014|

Forty-five Low Grade Glioma families were treated to a picture perfect week at Camp Sunshine! From July 15th – 20th, families from across the country convened in Casco, Maine […]

The Role of Biology in the Clinic

July 29th, 2014|

This video presents the research findings of Dr. Mark Kieran, Director of Pediatric Medical Neuro-Oncology and Co-Director, Program in Pediatric Low-Grade Astrocytoma, Dana Farber Cancer Institute.