Cristian Rivera Foundation

Tag: Trial

Meet Lisha, Lisha was diagnosed with D.I.P.G. almost 4 years ago!

  Lisha is a patient of Dr. Mark Souweidane at Cornell Weill Medical Center and currently enrolled in OUR trial to find a treatment and eventual cure for D.I.P.G. On Wed, September 21st, 2016, we learned that the results from Lisha’s last MRI were stable with no growth! Lisha is living proof that the Cristian […]

Milestone Clinical Trial for DIPG Approved

Dr. Mark Souweidane, Director of Pediatric Neurological Surgery, has received FDA approval for a clinical trial for young patients diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). Dr. Souweidane is the Principal Investigator on the clinical trial, which will use a novel surgical technique (convection-enhanced delivery, or CED) to deliver a tumor-fighting agent directly to the […]