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Youth Ambassador Raised $5,025 for Cancer Research Through Indian Classical Singing Concert

Through NFCR’s Arts4TheCure program, California student Sahaana Padayathil, used her passion for Indian classical singing to contribute to cancer research, a cause close to her heart. Sahaana was inspired by her cousin and his grandfather, who both passed away from cancer two years ago. “I was very close with my…...

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Supporting the Women’s Venture Competition

The National Foundation for Cancer Research is honored to be an official partner for a highly unique investment event designed specifically to highlight, energize and fund promising cancer treatment technology companies led by female scientist-entrepreneurs. The AIM-HI Accelerator Fund’s Women’s Venture Competition, which will be held on May 20 at…...

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2020 Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by a new coronavirus that was first reported in China in December 2019. Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause common colds, as well as more serious respiratory diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome…...

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NFCR-Backed Technology Receives FDA’s Assent for Lymphoma Clinical Trials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2020 CONTACT: National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Program Development E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 ROCKVILLE, MD – A drug and drug delivery candidate technology, research into which has been funded by the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR), has…...

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2020 Szent-Györgyi Prize Invite (POSTPONED)

2020 Szent-Györgyi Prize will be awarded to Susan Band Horwitz, Ph.D. for unlocking workings of cancer drugs of natural product origin UPDATE: Due to concerns over COVID-19 this event has been postponed. A new date is to be determined, please check back for updates. About the Prize: Every year, the Szent-Györgyi…...

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2020 Szent-Gyorgyi Prize Awarded to a Pioneering Researcher Who Has Unlocked Workings of Cancer Drugs of Natural Product Origin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 13, 2020 CONTACT: National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Program Development E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 ROCKVILLE, MD – The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) announced today that Susan Band Horwitz, Ph.D., has been selected to receive the 2020 Szent-Györgyi…...

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Meet Our Play4TheCure Spring Interns!

We are excited to introduce our Play4TheCure spring interns: Ava Edalatkhah and Sarah Sylvan!...

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NFCR Funded Translational Cancer Research Project Receives Virginia Catalyst Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 23, 2019 CONTACT: National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director for Global Program Development E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 ROCKVILLE, MD – A translational research project supported by the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) has been awarded $700,000 from Virginia Catalyst to advance…...

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National Foundation for Cancer Research Conducts Salisbury Award Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 19, 2019 CONTACT: National Foundation for Cancer Research Bradley Gillenwater, Senior Director Global Program Development E-mail: bgillenwater@nfcr.org / Phone: 301-961-9161 Winner and Runners-Up Named, Salisbury Family Honored ROCKVILLE, MD – The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) last Thursday, November 14, conducted its latest Salisbury Award…...

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In Loving Memory of Robert Ringdahl

In the words of his loving wife, Rose Wang...

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