UF Department of Pediatrics

UF Researcher Will Lead CureSearch for Children’s Cancer $1 Million Gift To Support Cutting-Edge Immunotherapy Trial for Pediatric High-Grade Glioma

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer has received a $1 million gift from the Norcross Family Foundation in support of a first-in-human, phase I/II clinical trial testing innovative personalized immunotherapy for pediatric high-grade gliomas, the primary cause of death in children with brain tumors. The project is funded through a CureSearch Catapult Award granted to pediatric oncologist Elias Sayour, MD, Ph.D. at the University of Florida.