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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 […]

NBC´s Darlene Rodriguez speaks with The Cristian Rivera Foundation´s Founder John “Gungie” Rivera and Dr. Mark Souweidane About Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG)

  Cristian Rivera Foundation Committee Member Darlene Rodriguez sat down with Cristian Rivera Foundation founder John “Gungie” Rivera and Dr. Mark Souweidane of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical College to learn more about DIPG and the Cristian Rivera Foundation’s amazing efforts to fund research into its cure. The segment aired on […]

Moving Towards a Cure for Brain Tumors Miles For Hope

The Weill Cornell team is running (and walking) to help raise money for the Children’s Brain Tumor Project. Won’t you help? We’re conducting clinical trials and laboratory research in search of answers to pediatric brain tumors. There’s so little funding for these rare tumors – since “only” a few hundred children a year are diagnosed, […]

Dr. Mark Souweidane operates on 2nd child in new clinical Trial

  The Cristian Rivera Foundation is pleased to announce that Dr. Mark Souweidane, leading pioneer of the DIPG clinical trials at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical Center, has just operated on the trial’s second patient today, Tuesday, July 17th! This clinical trial has been making great strides in the battle against […]

Cristian Rivera Foundation Donates an Additional $10,000 to Dr. Mark Souweidane

  Cristian Rivera Foundation Committee Member Solange Osorio and John “Gungie” Rivera paid a visit to Dr. Mark Souweidane at Weill Cornell Medical Center on Wednesday January 26th to personally bring him a $10,000 check from the Foundation. Thus far the Cristian Rivera Foundation has donated $40,000 to Dr  Souweidane’s research.  The money will help […]