Who We Are

Empowering Brain Cancer Research Through Tissue Donation

Gift from a Child’s Strategic Partnerships:

Centers of Excellence

Centers of Excellence are regional sites for coordination, processing and storage of donated tissue. The centers work as a collaborative and example of best practice in family and patient care..

Lurie Children’s Hospital
Chicago, IL

Lead Investigator:
Dr. Xiao-Nan Li

Children’s National
Washington DC

Lead Investigator:
Dr. Javad Nazarian

Stanford University Medical Center

Lead Investigator:
Dr. Michelle Monje

Stay tuned for our next location.

Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium (CBTTC)

CBTTC Operations at
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Executive Board Chair
Angela Waanders, MD

The following families and foundations participated in the launch of Gift from a Child

The Family of Nick Baratelle

The Family of Lejla Mae Bekric

The Family of Emily Gould

The Family of Michael Gustafson

The Family of Andrew Haggenmiller

The Family of Jennifer Lynn Kranz

The Family of John McNicholas

The Family of Gabriella Miller

The Family of Charlie Poole

The Family of Julian Gabriel Roque

The Family of Heather Ann Serafin

The Family of Gracie Skuches

The Family of Wylie Strotbeck

The Family of McKenna Wetzel

The Family of Molly Worner