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Q&A with Oligo Nation Co-Founder Brock Greene

The Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium highlights the stories and contributions of patient families, clinicians and researchers as part of “Collaborative Corner”. If you would like to share your story as a guest blogger, please email communications@cbttc.org Q&A with Brock Greene, Co-founder of Oligo Nation, and father of two sons who have experienced brain tumors.  …

“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…

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”…

Congratulations to Namrata Choudhari from the Resnick Lab

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are sharing the journey of two exceptional women who work at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Research Institute. Both Brenda Gwafila and Namrata Choudhari grew up outside of the U.S. and have discovered that scientific exploration has no boundaries. Gwafila moved 15 years ago to Philadelphia from Botswana,…