Stats as of Feb. 26, 2013
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Childhood Cancer Research Funding
St. Baldrick’s has committed more than 103 million USD to liesaving research since 2005.
St. Baldrick’s donors and volunteers made possible more than 25 million USD in unding or childhoodcancer research in 2012.
In addition to unding the research o pediatric cancer experts, St. Baldrick’s also helps make it possible orthe best and brightest young doctors to pursue childhood cancer research.
St. Baldrick’s unds local institutions as well as cooperative research on a national scale to help doctors worktogether to develop the best treatments or all children with cancer.
Grant Review Process
Applications rom childhood cancer researchers are reviewed and rated by the Foundation’s panel o expert scienticadvisors, who make unding recommendations. Final decisions are made by the Foundation’s board o directors.
Benefciary Outside the U.S.
– Funds raised by St. Baldrick’s events held outside the U.S. are granted to achildhood cancer beneciary in the country o the event.
Consortium Research Grant
– Granted to a group o researchers at multiple institutions. This new undingcategory was created to und more researchers who are banding together to work on exciting projects with greatpromise. The grant is made to one institution, which manages the unds to be used by all consortium members.
Cooperative Research Grant (COG)
- A multi-million dollar grant to the Children’s Oncology Group, a cooperativeresearch group with approximately 200 member institutions across the U.S. and beyond. Each institution receivesa portion o this grant, distributed based on the number o patients at each institution who are treated on COGclinical trials, their best hope or a cure. In this way, the St. Baldrick’s Foundation unds virtually every institutionqualied to treat childhood cancers.
– Funding to help institutions treat more children on clinical trials, which may be their besthope or a cure, or or resources to make more research possible.
– Funding or research to nd new and better cures or childhood cancer. Some ocus on a singledisease type, and others will help children and teens with broader categories or even all types o childhoodcancers.
St. Baldrick’s Fellow
– A new doctor training to specialize in pediatric oncology research. St. Baldrick’s Fellows areunded or two years, with an optional third year or those needing more time to complete a promising researchproject.
St. Baldrick’s Scholar
– A young proessional pursuing exciting research, unded or 3 years or more. Becausegrant unds are scarce, it is dicult or those early in their careers to compete with more established researchers.These grants keep new researchers ocused on childhood cancer.
St. Baldrick’s Summer Fellow
– Funding or students to work in a pediatric oncology research lab or the summerater their rst year o medical school. Students conduct a research project and the experience may encouragethem to choose childhood cancer research as a specialty.