To further our mission, we annually award research grants to institutions and medical professionals whose research focuses on cancers that present the greatest opportunities for a homerun cancer cure.
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The Cure Starts Now has funded $22,574,694 in pediatric brain cancer research in partnership with the DIPG / DMG Collaborative. This includes 139 grants at over 100 hospitals in 17 countries.
Children's Cancer Institute - $81,683
Facilitates Chromatin Transcription Complex (FACT): A novel therapeutic target against Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - $100,000
Epigenetic alterations as therapeutic targets in pediatric brain tumors
Cincinnati Children's Hospital - $176,186
International DIPG Registry
University of California, San Francisco - $100,000
Single-cell profiling and targeting of developmentally regulated signaling programs in DIPG.
VU University Medical Center - $30,529
European DIPG Registry
Institute of Cancer Research - $95,325
The evolutionary dynamics of DIPG
The Hospital of Sick Children - $99,400
Development of subgroup-specific models of paediatric DIPG
Duke University Medical Center - $85,394
Development of peptide vaccine for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma
Yale University - $100,000
Pre-Clinical Development of Novel DIPG Radiosensitizers
Monash Institute of Medical Research - $99,620
Targeted Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy for DIPG
Cincinnati Children's Hospital - $205,000
Establishment of an International Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Registry
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago - $100,000
Ex-vivo expanded natural killer (NK) cells to target DIPG tumor cells in pre-clinical studies
The Hospital of Sick Children - $100,000
Investigating Mechanisms of Therapeutic Resistance in DIPG.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - $50,000
Phase II Trial of Molecularly Determined Treatment of Children and Young Adults with Newly Diagnosed Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas.
Texas Children's Cancer Center - $100,000
Targeting DIPGs in vivo in Intra-brain Stem Xenograft Mouse Models through Combined Radiation and Oncolytic Viral Therapy.