Tag: Collaboration

‘Success’ Means Nothing Unless it Translates to Better Outcomes for our Kids

A Message from the CBTTC’s Scientific Co-Chair Dr. Michael Prados, MD Neuro-Oncologist, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Professor and Charles B. Wilson Endowed Chair of Neurological Surgery; UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences Co-Project Leader; Pacific Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium (PNOC) Scientific Co-Chair; Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium (CBTTC)   I first became interested in neuro-oncology in the…

OpenPBTA: A New Collaborative Effort to Accelerate Discoveries Empowered by the Pediatric Brain Tumor Atlas

According to the World Health Organization, over 300,000 children and adolescents under the age of 20 are diagnosed with cancer worldwide each year. In the United States, an average of 1 in every 285 children will develop cancer before the age of 20. While overall progress has been made, both nationally and internationally, brain tumors…

“Collaboration” by The Lilabean Foundation

Each month, the Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium highlights the stories and contributions of patient families, clinicians and researchers in “Collaborative Corner” 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 Nicole Giroux, Executive Director, The Lilabean Foundation for Pediatric Brain Cancer…

Innovation Through Collaboration: Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium Fall 2016 Webinar

Innovation Through Collaboration On Friday, September 30, 2016, the CBTTC live-streamed Innovation Through Collaboration, an informational webinar to its various member institutions, foundation supporters and other viewers interested in brain tumor research.  The webinar featured Rishi R. Lulla, MD, MS, an attending physician at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, who was recently appointed as…