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2014 Fall Grants: One Step Closer to a Cure for Kids’ Cancer

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
November 6, 2014

Fall means pumpkins, apple cider, and crunchy leaves. And here at St. Baldrick’s, it means another round of childhood cancer research grants!

St. Baldrick's Foundation Fall 2014 Infrastructure Grants
We’re excited to announce the 2014 St. Baldrick’s Infrastructure Grants, totaling more than $2.5 million awarded to 40 institutions across the United States.

Combined with more than $24.7 million awarded in July to fund cutting-edge research, these new grants bring the total awarded in 2014 to more than $27.2 million, all made possible by our tireless shavees, volunteers, and donors.

Unlike the Summer Grants, which are awarded to researchers for specific projects, these grants provide the framework to make more research happen. More often than not, that means funding the staff or resources needed for the institution to treat more children on clinical trials. And for some children, that’s their only path to a cure.

“These grants are critically important to saving children’s lives, and would not be possible without our dedicated volunteers and generous donors who believe kids deserve better than medicine is currently able to provide,” said St. Baldrick’s CEO Kathleen Ruddy.

See how St. Baldrick’s Infrastructure Grants have helped kids in Detroit, Michigan.

Thanks to you, more research is happening, and more kids with cancer are having a chance to grow up and live. And really, that’s what all kids deserve.

St. Baldrick’s infrastructure grants were awarded to the following institutions:

  • Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Children’s Hospital Central California, Madera, California
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
  • Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, Oakland, California
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California
  • Miller Children’s Hospital, Long Beach, California
  • Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut
  • Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
  • Children’s Hospital at Memorial University Medical Center, Savannah, Georgia
  • Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Blank Children’s Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
  • University of Illinois – Chicago/Rush/Stroger Medical Centers, Chicago, Illinois
  • University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
  • University of Massachusetts, Worcester, Massachusetts
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
  • Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Alliance for Childhood Diseases, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York
  • Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York
  • Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
  • East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
  • Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, Austin, Texas
  • Vannie E. Cook, Jr. Children’s Cancer and Hematology Clinic, McAllen, Texas
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas
  • Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, Norfolk, Virginia
  • HSHS St. Vincent Regional Cancer Center, Green Bay, Wisconsin

See the impact St. Baldrick’s childhood cancer research grants are making for kids with cancer.

See the Impact

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