According to Dr. Chuck Stiles, Co-Director of PLGA Research Program at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, "Pediatric astrocytomas have, by and large, escaped the attention of the biomedical research community. The current lack of government-sponsored research has led to a lack of mouse models and clinical tissue samples. In order to understand pediatric astrocytomas, we have to break through these problem areas. The continued support and commitment of the PLGA Foundation is crucial to the development of new, lifesaving therapies. Read the full Impact Article.