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In keeping with our mission, The Matthew Larson Foundation has a medical research grant program for supporting studies on the treatment and cure of pediatric brain and spinal tumors.

IronMatt awards annual grants through a competitive application and review process.


Since 2007, nearly $4 million have been provided to support many important research projects.

Letter of Intent Instructions

Grant Application Instructions

IronMatt acknowledged for funding groundbreaking results in clinical trials.


Mark Souweidane, MAC member

Zhiping Zhou, former grant recipient

Treatment of DIPG - Lancet Oncology - June 2018

Samuel Cheshier, former grant recipient

Treatment of Medullablastoma - Nature

Communications - October 2018

Previous Grant Recipients

2014 IronMatt Research Grant

recipient Michelle Monje,

from Stanford  University,

is making advances in the treatment of

High-grade glioma tumors.

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