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Musella Foundation awards two more brain tumor research grants!


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Posted on: 06/30/2020

Musella Foundation awards two more brain tumor research grants!

Hewlett, NY 6/30/2020 - The Musella Foundation is pleased to announce that we have awarded 2 grants in the total amount of $43,000.  These funds were raised by the DIPG All-In-Initiative as well as the National Walk To End Brain Tumors (WalkToEndBrainTumors.org) and donations to our organization.  A big thanks to all those who contributed and to our volunteers!
 
The projects:

$33,000 to to Dr Eshini Panditharatna at Dana Farber Cancer Institute for the project: " Inhibition of chromatin complex activity as combination therapy for H3.3 K27M DIPG"

$10,000 as our annual grant to the Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States for the project titled:"Provision of the most current population-based statistical information for all primary brain and other central nervous system (CNS) tumors in the United States"
 
About the Musella Foundation
 
The Musella Foundation For Brain Tumor Research & Information, Inc is a 501(c)3 non- profit organization dedicated to speeding up the search for the cure of brain tumors, as well as helping families deal with the diagnosis of brain cancer, by funding innovative brain tumor research, education, advocacy, emotional and financial support for families that are dealing with brain tumors and organizing the brain tumor community to work together as an army to fight the disease.

 

 

 




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