Small But Fierce: Four Funders Come Together for Brain Tumor Research

Brain tumors are deadly, but because they are random and don't hit a targeted demographic that can mobilize resources, funding is hard-to-come-by. That helps explain why brain tumor research is one of the few fields where funders are quick to collaborate. The lastest example: the Jumpstarting Brain Tumor Drug Development Coalition
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Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation Is Spending Fast. Very Fast

The Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation has been going at the philanthropy game since 2005, and they’ve already managed to give away $50 million. Their goal is lofty: curing glioblastoma, a type of brain tumor that kills 95% of patients within eighteen months. It’s a determined little organization with a lot of heart behind it, but it may not live to see its 60th birthday.
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