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News & Events 2017-01-11T14:32:33+00:00

Dr. Carl June Named One of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People of 2018—Emily Whitehead Writes Tribute

Dr. Carl June, Penn Medicine, has been named one of TIME Magazine's 100 most influential people in the world. As a surprise to Dr. June, Emily Whitehead was asked to write a brief tribute for the 2018 TIME 100 issue.

April 19th, 2018|News and Updates, News Release|

Emily Whitehead Foundation Grants $250,000 to CHOP Immunotherapy Program

On Tuesday, April 17, the Emily Whitehead Foundation presented Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)'s Dr. Stephan A. Grupp with a $250,000 research grant. The donation will support the ongoing CAR T-cell therapy research of CHOP's immunotherapy program.

April 18th, 2018|News and Updates, News Release|

Emily Whitehead Foundation Contributes $250,000 to SU2C Sharp Awards

The Emily Whitehead Foundation has contributed $250,000 to SU2C's Phillip A. Sharp Innovation in Collaboration Awards. The grant will be split into increments of $125,000 for awards in 2018 and 2019, each supporting further research of pediatric cancer immunotherapy treatments.

March 28th, 2018|News and Updates, News Release|

Take Down Cancer: 3rd Annual Wrestling Event Raises Over $13,700

On February 6, 2018, local Philipsburg-Osceola and Clearfield high school wrestling teams met in a dual-meet at Clearfield Area Senior High School for the third annual Take Down Cancer event, which raised over $13,700 for the Emily Whitehead Foundation!

February 7th, 2018|Events, News and Updates, News Release|

Emily Whitehead Named One of Nature’s 10 People Who Mattered In Science This Year

Our co-founder Emily Whitehead has been listed among Nature's 10 people who mattered in science this year! The journal's annual list names ten people who have played a significant role in a few of the year's most impactful scientific discoveries and events. 

December 18th, 2017|News and Updates, News Release|