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Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation funds new ARCS Scholar

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The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation (Ivy Foundation) is providing a scholarship for John Heffernan, an Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) scholar. Heffernan is currently pursuing a Ph.D in bioengineering at Arizona State University and plans to focus on glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) brain cancer research. The Ivy Foundation is the largest privately funded brain cancer… Read More →

Ivy Foundation donates $550K to Barrow research

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Barrow Neurological Foundation has received two gifts totaling $558,000 from the Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation to fund groundbreaking brain tumor research at Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. Brain tumor research has been the focus of funding for the Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation since 2005, the same… Read More →

Ivy Foundation Grants $1.2 Million for Brain Cancer Study

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The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation (Ivy Foundation) announced a gift of nearly $1.2 million to study brain tumor vaccines that combine a patient’s immune stimulators with tumor cultures from other patients. The Ivy Foundation selected the study led by Allan B. Dietz, Ph.D., head of Mayo Clinic’s Human Cellular Therapy Laboratory, and Ian Parney,… 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 →