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Giving our children a “Chance for Life”
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Current Funded Research & Trials

Our latest research initatives are giving 16 Children and Families a Chance For Life

ReMIND T-Cell Trial - Children’s National

Chance for Life’s clinical T-Cell trial called ReMIND focuses on retraining a child’s T-Cells to identify and destroy cancer cells. The trial has enrolled 16 participants and is showing promising results.

Identifying TumorsChildren’s National

Doctors first identified more than 200 proteins then prioritized 45 fragments of the proteins found in medulloblastoma tumors, the most common malignant pediatric brain tumor. These proteins, not found in healthy tissues, are promising immunotherapy targets.

Tracking Tumors - Children’s National

Liquid biopsy is emerging as a platform for rapid identification of tumor-associated gene alterations. Through this, doctors can profile a tumor’s type, examine its response to treatment and potentially detect a recurrence while avoiding invasive and damaging surgical biopsies.

The Cord Fund - Alexs Lemonade Stand

With ALSF, Chance for Life has funded researchers at Stanford and Johns Hopkins to create spinal cord tumor models growing human cancers, in order to monitor how they grow and the pharmaceutical impact. Another Chance for Life funded project involves 3-D printing synthetic bone grafts to replace bone removed from osteosarcoma and spinal cord tumor patients. This method has proven to be a safe and more effective option than in-patient treatment/testing.

T-Cell trial based in Baylor University named GINAKIT2 - Alexs Lemonade Stand

Chance for Life is currently supporting a revolutionary CAR T-Cell trial named GINAKIT2. This first-in-human study of CAR NKT cells seeks to find the maximum safe dose of GD2-CAR NKT cells, evaluate the engineered cells effect on a cancerous tumor, determine how long the cells can be detected in the patient's blood and understand what affect they have on the patient's tumor.

The faces of the research

Chance for Life is proud to partner with Dr. Eugene Hwang and Dr. Brian Rood from the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's National Health System. Both are experts in their field and spearheading innovative research thanks to Chance for Life funding.

Dr. Hwang

Brian R. Rood, MD
With Kennedy Synder, CFL

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