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.
A letter to the brain tumor community from Max Wallace, CEO of Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure.
This month, Max Wallace, CEO of Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, was appointed chair of the National Cancer Institute Director's Consumer Liaison Group (DCLG).
Brain tumor research advocates, including Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, were instrumental in the successful restoration of the program funding.
Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure was the first non-profit to fund Tocagen's virally-based drug delivery and treatment system for brain cancer.
Max Wallace, CEO of Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, is a sought-after speaker at biotechnology conferences focusing on new approaches to funding treatments of the world’s most challenging diseases.
The BRAIN Initiative Challenges Researchers to Unlock Mysteries of Human Mind.
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.
The collaboration between academic and industry researchers aims to develop a test to detect genetic brain tumor mutations in cerebral spinal fluid and blood.
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.
Anne will always be remembered for her kind smile, wonderful sense of humor and determination to make this world a better place.
Max will join a panel of R&D experts to discuss "The Evolving Research Enterprise: The Role of Foundations and Strategic Funding."
Max Wallace, CEO of Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, provides perspective on the latest Avastin trial results by Genentech.
A Unique Opportunity To Learn About The Most Innovative New Trends In Brain Tumor Research.
A blog post from Max Wallace, CEO of Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure.
Max Wallace, CEO of Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, is featured this week in the leading innovation economy publication, Xconomy.
The projects were selected by a review committee, which includes Max Wallace, CEO of Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure.
We are pleased to launch our Fellows program for young scientific investigators. They will examine business development and strategy issues within pharmaceutical, biotechnology, financial and philanthropic organizations.
Max Wallace, CEO of Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, provides perspective on the latest Avastin study by Genentech.