Research Funded To Date
The Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for brain cancer. We strive in improve the quality of life and increase the life expectancy of those diagnosed with brain cancer by funding promising research that creates more diagnostics and treatments for patients.
Since 2008, we have funded 19 separate institutions with over 65 different research grants totaling over $120 million. These grants have involved research in biomarkers, genomics, imaging, immunotherapy, stem cell, vaccines, and the development of possible new drugs.
PI: Julie Euber
Manager of Education and Outreach
Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
PI: Nicholas Butowski, M.D.
Professor | Neurological Surgery
Director, Translational Research | Neuro-Oncology
Director, UCNS Fellowship | Neuro-Oncology
Chair, CNS Tumors Site Committee | UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California San Francisco
PI: Karen S. Aboody, MD
Professor, Department of Developmental & Stem Cell Biology
Scientific Leader, Neuro-Oncology Disease Team
City of Hope NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center & Beckman Research Institute
PI: Christine E. Brown, PH.D.
Associate Director, T Cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory
Departments of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Immuno-Oncology
City of Hope