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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.
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.
Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure helped fund the Phase 2 trial led by Dr. Andrew Parsa, Chair of Neurosurgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Researchers found that there was a “highly significant” increase in GBM patient survival in the year after Avastin was approved.
Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure was an early investor in Agios to support its novel research into IDH1 gene mutation in brain cancer.
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.
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.
Max Wallace, CEO of Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, guest blogs for The Case Foundation about our new project that could revolutionize treatment for patients.
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.