Entries by Chrissie Wywrot

Polio as a treatment? Dr. Ashley thinks it’s possible.

Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation and The ChadTough Foundation have partnered to fund more than $3.3 million in Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) research grants. Their first round of grants was announced in 2017 and included a research grant awarded to Dr. David Ashley, the Director of the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at […]

Defeat DIPG, ChadTough Come Together to Award Research Grants

When it comes to diseases considered “rare” by the medical community, family foundations are pivotal in driving research dollars. Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) is a prime example of this. While DIPG is “rare” — approximately 200-400 children in the US alone are diagnosed annually — the lack of options for those diagnosed is unacceptable. […]