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Research News

06/16/20

Researchers Discover Promising Immunotherapy Combination for Medulloblastoma and Other Pediatric Brain Cancer Types

05/22/20

Day One Biopharmaceuticals to Accelerate Promising Pediatric Brain Cancer Therapy Made Possible by PLGA Fund at PBTF

05/13/20

Brain Tumor Awareness Month Webinar: Advances in Pediatric Brain Tumor Research

02/07/20

Annual Review of Genetics' The Power of Human Cancer Genetics as Revealed by Pediatric Low-Grade Glioma

01/23/20

The PLGA Fund at Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Sponsors PLGG/PLGA Coalition Meeting in Germany

10/30/19

First Snapshots of Cancer Protein B-Raf Illuminate Basic Biology and Can Impact Drug Design for Pediatric Low Grade Glioma Brain Tumor Patients

10/17/19

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Names Awardees of Early Career Development Research Grants

09/24/19

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and American Association for Cancer Research Announce RFP for Research Grant to Optimize Drug Dosing Strategies for PLGA Patients

08/22/19

Study Results: New PLGA Research Demonstrates the Power of Teamwork in Improving Outcomes for Kids with Brain Tumors

07/31/19

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and Partners Announce Investment in Novel Immunotherapy Research at the Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center at Michigan Medicine

06/14/19

NCI-COG Pediatric MATCH Study Finds More Targetable Genetic Changes than Expected

05/31/19

Entrectinib, Roche’s New Precision Medicine Therapy, Shows Promise for Treating Pediatric Brain Tumors

03/08/19

Study Results: Immunotherapy Drug Shows Promise for Adult Glioblastoma Patients When Treated Before Surgery

02/06/19

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Responds to State of the Union and the Need for More Government Funding for Childhood Cancer Research

01/16/19

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Joins Other Members of Brain Tumor Funders’ Collaborative in Announcing $3 Million in Research Grants

01/07/19

Study Results: Liquid Biopsy Blood Test Shows Promise for Detecting Genetic Changes in Pediatric Brain Tumors

11/20/18

New Study: Radiation-associated Cognitive Decline Prevented in First Animal Model of Glioma

11/13/18

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure Join Forces to Change the Outcome for All Children with Brain Cancer

11/08/18

New “Multi-Omic” Research Projects Launched to Confront the Complexity of Glioblastoma and Pediatric Brain Tumor Treatment Development
This week, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the U.S. government’s principal agency for cancer research, announced funding for new adult and pediatric brain cancer research projects. The funding, totaling $4 million, was driven by the leadership of the NCI and concerted advocacy efforts of the U.S. brain tumor community, led by the Eliminate Cancer Initiative (ECI), the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF).

09/04/18

Christopher Brandle Joy of Life Foundation and PBTF Partner Again to Fund Cutting-Edge Medulloblastoma Research
The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) has received a $150,000 grant from the Christopher Brandle Joy of Life Foundation (CBJOLF) to fund medulloblastoma research at Massachusetts General Hospital.