The Foundation made an impact with two million dollar commitment to Duke

The Rory David Deutsch Brain Tumor Research Program at the Brain Tumor Center of Duke University was launched in the spring on 2000 to support laboratory and clinical studies in the area of pediatric brain tumors. With the help of funds from the Rory David Deutsch Foundation, the program conducted clinical trials of new chemotherapy treatments that have been found to treat pediatric gliomas in lab studies. In addition, the world-renowned cancer center conducted laboratory research to identify specific genes that may play a role in tumor growth. The Duke team was also in the process of developing vaccines for childhood gliomas. In an effort to provide an even deeper investment in the program at the Duke Brain Tumor Center, and enable the center to explore new approaches against childhood gliomas,

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