IRONMATT RESEARCH GRANTS
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.
Congratulations to the 2020-21 Matthew Larson Research Grant Recipients
Children's National Hospital, Washington, DC
Inhibiting metastasis and preventing recurrence in MYC-amplified medulloblastoma
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Improving therapy by targeting the biological differences between micro- and macro-metastasis in central nervous system tumors
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, NY
Development of a "Liquid Biopsy" Paradigm for Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients
IronMatt acknowledged for funding groundbreaking results in clinical trials.
Treatment of DIPG - Lancet Oncology - June 2018
Samuel Cheshier, former grant recipient
Medical Advisory Committee
Previous Grant Recipients