Category: News

“Amplifying Hope” by The Alexander Muñoz Memorial Fund

Each month, the Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium highlights the stories and contributions of families, foundations, and researchers to find cures for pediatric brain tumors. If you would like to share your story as a guest blogger, please email communications@cbttc.org By Laura Muñoz, Co-founder of the Alexander Muñoz Memorial Fund “Sprinkled everywhere, like sugar…”That description lives…

“Defining Moments” by the Kortney Rose Foundation

Each month, the Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium highlights the stories and contributions of families, foundations, and researchers to find cures for pediatric brain tumors. If you would like to share your story as a guest blogger, please email moulderr@email.chop.edu.    By Kristen Gillette, Founder/Executive Director of The Kortney Rose Foundation I’ve had many defining moments…

Kids First Data Resource Center Aims to Explain Links between Childhood Cancers and Birth Defects

Adam Resnick, PhD, CBTTC Scientific Co-Chair and Director of the Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia was featured in ClinicalOmics to discuss the launch of the Kids First Data Resource Center, a new collaborative effort to study the genetic links between pediatric cancer and structural birth defects. As one…

Making an Impact in Brain Tumor Research by the Lilabean Foundation

Each month, the Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium’s lab chat highlights the stories and contributions of families, foundations, and researchers to find cures for pediatric brain tumors. If you would like to share your story as a guest blogger, please email moulderr@email.chop.edu.    By Nicole Giroux, The Lilabean Foundation for Pediatric Brain Cancer Research As a…

“What to Say When You Don’t Know What to Say” by the Swifty Foundation

Each month, the Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium’s lab chat will highlight the stories and contributions of families, foundations, and researchers to find cures for pediatric brain tumors. If you would like to share your story as a guest blogger, please email moulderr@email.chop.edu.    By Patti Gustafson, Swifty Foundation Wonder what to say to a…

CBTTC Informatician Wins 2017 iFellows Doctoral Award

Alex Felmeister, MS, a CBTTC bioinformatician and PhD student in the Information Studies program at Drexel University’s College of Computing & Informatics (CCI), recently received the 2017 iFellows Doctoral Fellowship award for his thesis tentatively titled “Advancing collaborative pediatric brain tumor research through temporally based predictive modeling of a large scale national clinical data research network”…