Cristian Rivera Foundation

Caitlin Presley Downing
Date of Birth: May 17, 2007
Date of Diagnosis: January 13, 2011
Earned Her Wings: November 11, 2012

Caitlin Downing was a pioneer in the DIPG community as she became the first patient in Dr. Mark Souweidane’s clinical trial. She was a beautiful young girl who loved to smile, go to school and put bows in her hair before she earned her wings on November 11, 2012.