Tag: Pediatric Brain Tumor Atlas

Racing To Find Cures for DIPG Brain Tumors in Children

Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) is a rare form of pediatric brain tumor located in the pons (middle) of the brain stem. “Glioma” is a general term used to describe any tumor that develops within glial tissue, a type of supportive tissue that keeps neurons in place and functioning.   According to the Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s…

#BrainTumorAwarenessMonth: Increased Support of Collaborative Brain Tumor Research is Critical to Improving Treatments and Discovering Cures for Children

  Every May, foundations, patient groups, hospitals, and researchers around the world call on the public to “Go Gray in May” to raise awareness about Brain Tumors and to encourage public support for research into these often devastating and life-threatening diseases in children and adults. According to the Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United…

Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium Launches First-of-Its-Kind Pediatric Brain Tumor Atlas

Today, the CBTTC announced the launch of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Atlas, A dataset of more than 2,500 childhood brain tumor samples will be available to researchers within an open-access, collaborative and cloud-based environment PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 10, 2018  — One of the world’s most comprehensive collections of childhood brain tumor data is now available to researchers…

Nation’s Largest Pediatric Brain Tumor Atlas Announced

CBTTC ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP TO LAUNCH THE NATION’S LARGEST PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMOR ATLAS The Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium will collaborate as part of a $20 million dollar comprehensive molecular analysis project funded by the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) Children’s Hyundai Genomics Program via a grant from the Chan Soon Shiong Family Foundation. The project’s goal…