News & Updates

Cavatica: The Promise of Big Data

In this CAC2 Research Interest Group webinar for July 2016, CAC2 welcomed host Dr. Adam Resnick of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Dr. Javad Nazarian of Children’s Nationwide Hospital, and CAC2 member Amanda Haddock (Dragon Masters Foundation) discussing the Cavatica platform and how it can bring pediatric cancer research in line with […]

Epigenetics, Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics

In this CAC2 Research Interest Group monthly webinar, presented on April 13, 2016, we welcomed Dr. John Maris, Giulio D’Angio Endowed Professor of Pediatric Oncology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Maris shared with us the process of learning causations, mutations, […]

STAR Act Co-Sponsor Map

Thanks to the many-faceted efforts in the childhood cancer community, the STAR Act has reached a tipping point (173 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives as of March 3, 2016).  This is an important milestone in moving the bill through the legislative process.  In March the focus is to push for even more co-sponsors, with […]

Funding Research: Discussion on Charity Practices

The CAC2 Research Interest Group February meeting was an interactive webinar to encourage dialogue between our members about aspects of charities funding research.  CAC2 Member Jay Scott from Alex’s Lemonade Sand Foundation led an open conversation about our experiences, ideas, and practices. Jay and members on the call discussed the elements of funding research and shared experience, ideas, […]

Scientific Meetings: Tapping the Resource

The CAC2 Research Interest Group February meeting was a webinar to help all of our members get the most out of this fall’s research conference and any other research conferences they may have the opportunity to attend.  Attending scientific meetings is a fantastic opportunity for advocates and funders of pediatric cancer research.  CAC2 member Donna Ludwinski (Solving Kids […]