Tag: pediatrics

It Takes a Village: How Clinicians, Researchers, and Patient Families Can Collaborate Toward Cures for Childhood Brain Tumors

A Message from the CBTTC Executive Committee Chair As I reflect on the past year – my first as Executive Committee Chair of the Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium (CBTTC) – I am filled with gratitude for the opportunity to serve and support this diverse community of physicians, scientists, patient families and philanthropic supporters, who…

A Conversation with The Henrietta Lacks Foundation

Lessons from the Past and Vision for the Future On Tuesday, September 6, The Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recognized David Lacks, of the Henrietta Lacks Foundation, for outstanding contributions to pediatric medicine.  The presentations by Dr. Adam Resnick and David Lacks focused on how to make patients partners…