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Dr. Ranjithmenon Muraleedharan, New Young Investigator: Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma

Dr. Ranjith Menon Muraleedharan – Yale University School of Medicine  CureSearch Young Investigator Award: 2020-2022  Focus: Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma   Project Title: Exploiting metabolic defects with NAMPT inhibitors in DIPG  Project Overview: Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) is a devastating pediatric cancer that mainly develops in the brainstem, the area of the brain responsible for the control of breathing, involuntary actions …

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CureSearch Walk Forever Heroes – Kaitlyn

When her daughter Kaitlyn was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), Stacey Jenkins was told that the cancer was likely to take her life within six to ten months.   She learned that this deadly cancer attacks the area of the brain that controls essential functions—breathing, chewing, swallowing, hearing, taste and balance—and surgery was not an option.   In December 2010, Stacey and her family entered this terrifying new world, and …

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An Innovative Treatment Approach for DIPG: CureSearch for Children’s Cancer Partners with SebastianStrong Foundation to Fund Promising New Research

Contact: Tiffani CopelandSenior Vice President, Development & CommunicationsCureSearch for Children’s CancerEmail: tiffani.copeland@curesearch.org Bethesda, MD – July 30, 2020 – CureSearch for Children’s Cancer, in partnership with the SebastianStrong Foundation, has awarded a $225,000 Young Investigator grant to Yale Cancer Center’s Dr. Ranjith Menon Muraleedharan, who will develop a new treatment approach for diffuse intrinsic pontine …

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Young Investigator Program

Through our Young Investigator awards, we combat the loss of promising scientists from the field by providing significant financial support to investigators early in their research careers. These grants are limited to truly transformational science designed to deliver the next generation of cancer treatment to the clinic in three to five years. To learn more …

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