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Dr. Souweidane Treats Final Patient in Groundbreaking DIPG Clinical Trial

Dr. Souweidane Treats Final Patient in Groundbreaking DIPG Clinical Trial

  Dr. Mark Souweidane today treated the final patient in his Phase I clinical trial of convection-enhanced delivery (CED) for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG). The trial, which had enrolled 31 patients over the past four years, was designed to test the safety of CED as a means of delivering a cancer-fighting drug directly to […]

Robert Vazquez, a proud committee member of the Cristian Rivera Foundation, authors a children´s book entitled “Next Stop, Yankee Stadium”.

  Whether you´re looking forward to or thinking back on your first Yankee game, “Next Stop, Yankee Stadium” captures the legacy and the excitement of attending a game at sports most coveted venue. Travel back in time with four childhood friends on their visit to Yankee Stadium. You will be transported through the bustling city […]

CBTP ‘Summer Sprint’ Adds Another Researcher, Thanks to the 2015 Cristian Rivera Foundation Service and Dedication Award Winner, Carlos Colon

The Children’s Brain Tumor Project (CBTP) has been given the opportunity to add another researcher to our ambitious “Summer Sprint.” Carlos Colon, a committee member of the Cristian Rivera Foundation, has pledged $5,000 to support this additional summer research position to supplement our already ambitious effort. Thanks to our generous supporters, the CBTP lab had […]

The Cristian Rivera Foundation attends the Second Annual Children’s Brain Tumor Project Family Council Meeting on Tuesday April 28th, 2015

  The Cristian Rivera Foundation who is one of the top donors of The Children’s Brain Tumor Project is proud to attend the Children’s Brain Tumor Project Second Annual Family Council Meeting Today Tuesday April 28th, 2015. It’s an honor to come together with other families and foundations who all share the same passion towards […]

Cancer sequencing initiative discovers mutations tied to aggressive childhood brain tumors

Researchers studying a rare, lethal childhood tumor of the brainstem discovered that nearly 80 percent of the tumors have mutations in genes not previously tied to cancer. Early evidence suggests the alterations play a unique role in other aggressive pediatric brain tumors as well. The findings from the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – Washington […]

Jay Hernandez Spreads the Word

  Cristian Rivera Foundation Committee member, Jay Hernandez, was scoring goals on the west coast at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. He and fellow San Jose Earthquakes teammate, Bobby Burling, spent time with the patients there while teaming with MLS W.O.R.K.S. and the Starlight Children’s Foundation to introduce new gaming consoles being installed […]