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Ivy Foundation grants $885K to Barrow

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The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation  has awarded an $885,294 grant to Barrow Neurological Institute for brain cancer research. The Ivy Foundation is the largest privately funded brain cancer research foundation in North America. Catherine Ivy is the founder and president of the Ivy Foundation, which has a research funding focus on glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the… Read More →

Ivy Foundation Grants Over $9M for Brain Cancer Research

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The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation (Ivy Foundation) announced its 2012 grant recipients, which total more than $9 million in funding for brain cancer research. The Ivy Foundation is the largest privately funded brain cancer research foundation in North America. Catherine Ivy is the founder and president of the Ivy Foundation, which has a research… Read More →

Combination of Diet and Radiation Therapy Shows Promise

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by in Bioscience | Featured | Healthcare

A team of brain cancer researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center has effectively treated brain tumor cells using a unique combination of diet and radiation therapy. The study, “The Ketogenic Diet Is an Effective Adjuvant to Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Malignant Glioma,” was published in PLOS ONE.… Read More →

Ivy Foundation Contributes $10 Million To TGen For Research

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The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation has awarded $10 million in grants for two groundbreaking brain cancer research projects at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). One $5-million-project is titled “Outliers in Glioblastoma Outcome: Moving the curve forward.” This five-year investigation seeks to discover why approximately two percent of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) patients — the… Read More →

Nation’s Largest Brain Cancer Foundation Moves To Scottsdale

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The largest privately funded national foundation focusing solely on brain cancer research has moved from the San Francisco Bay area (Palo Alto, Calif.) to Scottsdale. The Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation is dedicated to funding research that improves the survival and quality of life for people with brain cancer, which are known as gliomas. Since 2005,… Read More →