Bethesda, MD – July 10, 2018– CureSearch is proud to announce its inaugural Catapult Award has been granted to Dr. Ranjit Bindra of the Yale Cancer Center, supporting his ground-breaking work on a novel drug for pediatric glioma.
Call for Collaboration! Retinoblastoma (Rb) survival rate has improved significantly in recent years in high-income countries, but remain guarded in low- and middle-income countries, where the majority of global Rb disease burden lies. A significant factor, playing a pivotal role in this disparity, is the disease stage at which children present to local Rb centers.
Queen Máxima of the Netherlands officially opened the Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology in Utrecht, the Netherlands. In this unique center, all high-complex care, research and training for childhood cancer are concentrated and integrated.
With an academic and clinical career that spanned more than 40 years, Dr. Larry Kun, 72, changed the way children with brain tumors are treated. In doing so, he impacted countless lives.
Dr. Alex Kentsis is a pediatric oncologist and scientist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, a father of two and the newest Robert J. Arceci Innovation Award winner. Unlike traditional grants which come with restrictions and are specific and constrained in their scope, this three-year, $250,000 grant allows researchers the freedom and flexibility to follow their passion for kids’ cancer research, their curiosity and the science, wherever it leads.
ASPHO is pleased to honor Stephen P. Hunger, MD, with the 2018 George R. Buchanan Lectureship Award. Dr. Hunger is a clinician scientist who pioneered translational discoveries in pediatric hematology/oncology, specifically in the field of pediatric leukemia.
We are pleased to announce the new Executive and Board of Director members who will be joining our leadership team at the upcoming SIOP 2018 Annual Meeting in Kyoto.