TGen Foundation Archives

TGen fundraiser helps children with rare disorders


The 3rd annual “Mito What?” barbecue and concert, a fundraiser for TGen’s Center for Rare Childhood Disorders, is set for 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Monastery in Mesa. The fundraising event for Phoenix-based non-profit TGen, the Translational Genomics Research Institute, is sponsored by Jayse’s Mito Rascals, Supporting Mitochondrial Disease Research. Mitochondrial diseases result from failures… Read More →

Wonderland Market comes to Scottsdale December 4-6

Holiday Tree Auction

Wonderland Market, a three day holiday shopping extravaganza, will take place December 4-6, 2015 at WestWorld of Scottsdale. The market will have more than 75 vendors to help attendees find the perfect gifts this holiday season. There will be items available to purchase ranging from apparel and jewelry to sweets and toys. In addition to… Read More →

Mattress Firm commits $1 million to TGen research


Throughout November, the largest U.S. retailer of mattresses, Mattress Firm, hopes to raise visibility around the nation’s fourth leading cause of cancer death as it recognizes National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and makes a commitment to raise $1 million through the Mattress Firm Foundation. These funds will directly impact research at the Translational Genomics Research… Read More →

Quayle elected to TGen Foundation Board


Former U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle, who served under President George H.W. Bush from 1989-93, was elected today to the Board of Directors of the TGen Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the non-profit Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Vice President Quayle attended grade school and high school in Phoenix and Scottsdale and he and his… Read More →

Yankees’ GM supports TGen Research

Tony Pena, Brian Cashman

A top official of the New York Yankees whose father passed from pancreatic cancer has joined a prestigious national panel organized by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to fight this aggressive disease. Brian Cashman, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the vaunted Yankees Major League Baseball franchise, has joined TGen’s National Advisory Council… Read More →