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.

Ann & Robert H. Lurie
Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Dr. Angela Waanders

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Dr. Jane Minturn &
Dr. Mateusz Koptyra

New York Presbyterian
Cornell Medicine

Dr. Mark Souweidane and
Dr. Jeffrey Greenfield

Stanford University Medical Center

Dr. Michelle Monje

Children’s National Hospital

Dr. Javad Nazarian
Dr. Miriam Bornhurst


Orlando Health
Arnold Palmer Hospital
for Children

Dr. Amy Smith and
Dr. Julia Hegert

Children’s Brain Tumor Network (CBTN)

CBTN Operations at
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Jennifer Mason
Director of Operations, CBTN

Our Funding Partners – Helping Us Grow

Gift from a Child
Is a Swifty Foundation Program

Swifty is a recipient of the GuideStar Gold Seal of Transparency

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