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July 2022

The Foundation has awarded £350,000 to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity (GOSH Charity) for researchers at University College London (UCL) and GOSH who hope to develop a new treatment for an aggressive type of brain tumour, diffuse midline glioma (DMG), until recently known as DIPG or Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, using a patient’s own immune system to attack the cancer cells.

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November 2020

The Foundation has made a further grant of US$200K to Professor Chris Jones to support his continued research into ACVR1 mutations, which will now begin preclinical study of single or combination agent ACVR1 inhibitors.

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May 2017

The Foundation has awarded US$200,000 to the research team led by Duane A. Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D. from The University of Florida’s Brain Tumour Immunotherapy Program.
 

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February 2016

The Foundation has awarded a grant of $130,000 to the Paediatric Brain Tumour Consortium for a Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Panobinostat in Children with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma.

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June 2015

Update from Dr Chris Jones' study "The Role of ACVR1 / ALK2". The Foundation awards Dr Chris Jones a further £90,000.

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November 2014 Dr Mark Souweidane

The Foundation has approved a grant to Dr Mark Souweidane of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York in the amount of $266,400

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