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 phase 0 clinical trials, biomarkers, genomics, imaging, immunotherapy, stem cell, vaccines, and the development of possible new drugs.
Pl: Kristen Kaus
Manager of Education and Outreach
Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
Pl: Andre Levchenko, Ph.D.
John C. Malone Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Director of Yale Systems Biology Institute
Director of Cancer Systems Biology
Pl: Ian Corbin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Advanced Imaging Research Center Radiology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Pl: Sara Piccirillo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
Full Member, University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
Pl: Daniel Wahl, MD, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Michigan
Pl: Barbara Bedogni, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Pl: Evanthia Galanis, MD
Professor of Oncology and Sandra J. Schulze Professor of Novel Therapeutics
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Pl: Filippo Veglia, Ph.D.
Assistant Member, Department of Immunology
H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Pl: Jennifer Munson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute
Department Biomedical Engineering & Mechanics
Pl: Rebecca lhrie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology and Neurological Surgery