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The William Guy Forbeck Research Foundation is working with the scientific community to shortening the cancer research timetable.

The 2016 Annual Forum Topic

November 10, 2016

Chromosomal Instability & Aneuploidy – 2016 Aneuploidy is a fancy work for an abnormal number of chromosomes in a cell. Large-scale sequencing efforts have provided unprecedented insight into the genomic changes that occur during the production of tumors. We now understand that chromosomal abnormalities are an almost universal feature of cancer. The challenges we are

2015 Scholar Retreat – Summary

September 26, 2016

Senior Investigators  Kimryn Rathmell, MD, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University Navdeep Chandel, Ph.D., Northwestern University Jeff Rathmell, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University Chi Van Dang, MD, Ph.D., Abramson Cancer Center Cheryl Walker, Ph.D., Texas A&M Institute 2011 Forbeck Scholars  Grant Challen, Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis Alvaro Rada-Iglesias, Ph.D., University of Cologne Chris Vakoc, MD, Ph.D., Cold Spring

We have reached Platinum level on Guidestar!

August 10, 2016

The Forbeck Foundation is proud to announce our new Platinum level on Guidestar!  Platinum level recognizes Foundations with the highest level of transparency in finances and programming! Thank you Guidestar!

Forbeck Foundation Funded Project Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

June 9, 2016

Dr. Sue Cohn (University of Chicago, USA) presented a significant update on the International Neuroblastoma Risk Group project at the influential American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in May 2016. The Forbeck Foundation provided the basis for the International Neuroblastoma Risk Group project by bringing together international experts on Neuroblastoma to develop the optimal way

Sue Cohn receives ASCO Pediatric Oncology Award!

June 6, 2016

Sue Cohn presented on the Interactive Neuroblastoma Research Group (INRG) database at the recent ASCO meeting held in Chicago, IL. The INRG database has evolved significantly over the past few years. Dr. Cohn acknowledged Sam Volchenboum, Robert Grossman and the Forbeck Foundation. The Forbeck Foundation has been a large contributor since the start of the database