Research Spotlight: Understanding Cytokine Storms

In a recent article published to The New England Journal of Medicine, Penn Medicine's Dr. Carl June and Dr. David Fajgenbaum provide an in-depth summary of cytokine storms — known to us as a side effect of CAR-T cell therapy, and now being observed in severe cases of COVID-19.

Whitehead Family Publishes Book Detailing Emily’s Journey to CAR T-Cell Therapy

Praying For Emily: The Faith, Science, and Miracles That Saved Our Daughter is available now.

Emily Whitehead Foundation Co-Funds 2020 Stand Up To Cancer Sharp Award

We are thrilled to share that the Emily Whitehead Foundation has contributed $125,000 in research funding to the 2020 Stand Up To Cancer Phillip A. Sharp Innovation and Collaboration Awards.

Tee Off for T-Cells Finds Success in Sixth Year

On Friday, July 10 we held our 6th Annual Tee Off for T-Cells Charity Golf Tournament. Overall, this year's event raised a total over $28,000!

6th Annual “Tee Off for T-Cells” Charity Golf Tournament To Be Held As Scheduled

Join us for the 6th Annual Tee Off for T-Cells Charity Golf Tournament, sponsored by CNB Bank, on Friday, July 10, 2020 at Philipsburg Elks Lodge & Country Club!

We Believe in Equality

As we continue to grow our foundation, we remain steadfast in our mission to ensure that pediatric cancer patients and families have equal access to less toxic and more targeted treatments. 

Celebrating 8 Years Cancer Free

Today, Emily is 8 years cancer free!

Volunteer Embassador Spotlight: Molly Thomas

"Fighting against cancer has been a big passion of mine for many years, but the Emily Whitehead Foundation is without a doubt the best team I’ve ever been on for this fight."

Believe Ball Rescheduled to September 2021

Out of precaution for ongoing concerns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the decision to move the second chapter of our Emily Whitehead Foundation Believe Ball to Saturday, September 18, 2021.

COVID-19 Statement of Hope

While we as a community are faced with new and unprecedented challenges that are rising in response to COVID-19, the Emily Whitehead Foundation is committed to remain undeterred in our mission to support research and be a resource for families.

2020 Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Action Awards Honor the Emily Whitehead Foundation

We are delighted to be the 2020 recipient of the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Action Awards Inspiration Award.

The Journey to Believe

A reflection on the journey of this past decade for our family, the future of pediatric cancer research, and our Emily Whitehead Foundation. Happy New Year!