Tag: open data

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…

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…