Entries by Jenny Mosier

Innovative DIPG Trial Opening Soon

Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation and The ChadTough Foundation, with their chapters and partner families, have granted over $600,000 for the Diffuse Midline Glioma – Adaptive Clinical Trial (DMG-ACT), a new collaboration through the Pacific Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium (PNOC) and the DIPG Centre of Expertise in Zurich. This innovative project will support preclinical and clinical […]

Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation Announces New Oregon Chapter: Levi Harden Defeat DIPG Foundation

Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG®Foundation, a nonprofit whose mission is finding a cure for the deadliest pediatric brain cancer, DIPG (diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma), announced today the addition of a chapter in Gresham, Oregon, to its Defeat DIPG®Network:  Levi Harden Defeat DIPG®Foundation. Today would have been Levi Harden’s fourth birthday. Levi passed away from DIPG in October […]

Stanford’s Dr. Michelle Monje Reports on Breakthrough DIPG Research Funded by Defeat DIPG and ChadTough

Michelle Monje, MD, PhD, is a pediatric neuro-oncologist at Stanford University and one of the world’s top researchers in the study of high grade-gliomas.  In 2017, Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation and The ChadTough Foundation awarded a research grant to Dr. Monje for her project titled “The Tumor Microtube Network in DIPG:  Targeting a Possible […]

Researchers, Advocates, and Families Gather for Congressional Briefing & Summit for DIPG Awareness Day

Families, researchers, government regulators, and advocates gathered in Washington, DC, on February 13, 2020, for a multi-part event for the DIPG community, organized by the DIPG Advocacy Group.  There was an excellent turnout from throughout the country, a powerful example of collaboration and persistence of families who will not stop pushing to do better for the […]

Defeat DIPG, ChadTough Award $2.8 Million for Ten New DIPG-Specific Research Projects

Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation and The ChadTough Foundation are funding ten new Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG)-specific research projects totaling more than $2.8 million over the next three years (2020-22).  Two of the new grants will be made in partnership with SoSo Strong Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. To date, the Defeat DIPG ChadTough grant program has committed $6.1 million to 23 DIPG […]

Defeat DIPG, ChadTough Announce $3.4 Million in New DIPG Research Funding

Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation and The ChadTough Foundation, and their chapters and partner families, are thrilled to announce the funding of 11 new DIPG-specific research projects totaling $3.4 million over the next 3 years. This brings the total research dollars committed through the Defeat DIPG ChadTough partnership to more than $6.7 million in the past 3 years. […]

Defeat DIPG Raises Over $230,000 for DIPG Research on #GivingTuesday

Thanks to our amazing Defeat DIPG supporters, we raised over $230,000 (and counting) for DIPG research on #GivingTuesday. We started #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving on December 3, with a goal of raising at least $150,000 for DIPG research. In the afternoon, we were very grateful to get another $20,000 in matching dollars to increase our […]

3rd Annual Defeat DIPG Dream Big Gala Raises Over $470,000

The 3rd Annual Defeat DIPG Dream Big Gala, presented by DARCARS Automotive Group was held on Saturday, October 26. Thanks to our sponsors, attendees and other supporters, we are thrilled to report that we raised over $470,000! We are deeply grateful to all of our sponsors who stand with us in this fight and supported […]