ACCELERATION INITIATIVE READY TO REACH PATIENTS WITHIN 3 TO 5 YEARS Our Acceleration Initiative projects are highly innovative, address a significant challenge in pediatric cancer drug development, and have an extremely strong probability of clinical application in an accelerated timeframe. To learn more about the grant application process, click here. ACTIVE PROJECTS Gregory Friedman, MD MD Anderson Cancer Center Focus: Pediatric High-Grade Gliomas David Langenau, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital Focus: Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma Andrei Thomas-Tikhonenko, PhD Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Focus: High-risk pediatric neuroblastoma and diffuse midline glioma COMPLETED PROJECTS Mary Beckerle, PhD Focus: Ewing Sarcoma Richard Gilbertson, MD, PhD Focus: Pediatric brain cancer Maria-Grazia Roncarolo, MD Focus: Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) William Weiss, MD, PhD Focus: Pediatric medulloblastoma Andrew Kung, MD, PhD Focus: Pediatric high-risk sarcoma Fight Osteosarcoma Together Super Grant Addressing critical, unmet need in pediatric osteosarcoma treatment The Fight Osteosarcoma Together Super Grant is a joint funding award with St. Baldrick’s Foundation, CureSearch, Battle Osteosarcoma, Michael and April Egge; The Osteosarcoma Collaborative, and the Zach Sobiech Osteosarcoma Fund of Children’s Cancer Research Fund. Patrick Grohar, MD, PhD Focus: Osteosarcoma Frequently Asked Questions How can I be notified of new RFAs? Expand Click here to add yourself to our mailing list and be the first to know about new RFAs. Who can I contact with questions? Expand Please email Holly Zink, Director, Research & Programs, with any questions or comments.