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October 11, 2013 02:40 PM
The Cancer Genome Atlas exposes more secrets of lethal brain tumor

The Oct. 10 issue of Cell looks at the progress made by The Cancer Genome Atlas since its launch five years ago.

October 8, 2013 10:38 AM
Three Americans win Nobel Prize in medicine for work on traffic control system of cells

While the honorees expressed gratitude for the prize, their comments about their work were tinged with worry about the future of biomedical research after years of cuts in federal funding.

September 26, 2013 04:33 PM
Johns Hopkins Researchers Erase Human Brain Tumor Cells In Mice

The researchers caution that many treatments have cured cancers in mice and then failed in humans. But they are encouraged by the new findings and want to work quickly to design a clinical trial for humans.

September 17, 2013 01:30 PM
Brain Cancer Vaccine Gets Positive Phase 2 Results

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure helped fund the Phase 2 trial led by Dr. Andrew Parsa, Chair of Neurosurgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

August 23, 2013 12:51 PM
New Mayo Clinic Study: Avastin Boosts Survival in GBM

Researchers found that there was a “highly significant” increase in GBM patient survival in the year after Avastin was approved.

June 21, 2013 04:06 PM
Agios Files IPO To Advance Cancer Metabolism Research

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure was an early investor in Agios to support its novel research into IDH1 gene mutation in brain cancer.   

February 20, 2013 02:32 PM
Improving The Lives Of Those Affected By Brain Tumors

Ashley Varner guest blogs about her social work pilot study on the lived experience of family members who live with someone diagnosed with a primary malignant brain tumor.

February 1, 2013 06:12 PM
Low Grade Glioma Research Workshop

In partnership with UCSF and MD Anderson, ABC2 brought together researchers from leading medical centers and biotech companies to strategize new therapeutic paths to treat Low Grade Gliomas.

January 29, 2013 06:41 PM
Into Fearless, Uncharted Territory: The Brain Cancer Expedition

Max Wallace, CEO of Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, guest blogs for The Case Foundation about our new project that could revolutionize treatment for patients.

December 17, 2012 07:19 PM
Josh Sommer Named To Forbes' "30 Under 30" List

Josh Sommer is the founder of the Chordoma Foundation.  He is a good friend and we work closely with his organization on a variety of rare disease initiatives.

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