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Ivy Foundation funds MD Anderson brain cancer study

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The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation (Ivy Foundation) announced funding of $2 million for MD Anderson to study ways to shut down a protein in the human body with ties to aggressive brain tumor development and progression. Transcription factor STAT3 (which stands for signal transducer and activator of transcription 3) has been found to play a… Read More →

Ivy Foundation grants $885K to Barrow

Dr. Nader Sanai, Barrow Neurological Institute

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 →

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 →