May 16, 2022, 6:30pm
A Reception Event welcoming panelists for the Moonshot4Kids Congressional and OSTP Briefing on the morning of Tuesday, May 17 at 9am on Capitol Hill, and honoring Members of Congress whose support has been crucial to the success of the DIPG Awareness Resolution
Event opens at 6:30pm, Program begins at 7:00pm (Program will be posted May 6, 2022)
This event features presentations from leading scientists in cancer and pediatric brain cancer research, such as Dr. Adam Resnick, lead scientist and investigator for CBTN, PNOC, at CHOP, Michelle LeBeau, CEO of the Cancer Research and Prevention Institute of Texas (CPRIT), Dr. Anahid Jewett (UCLA) with novel discoveries from a paper in Advances in Cancer Biology from NKORE Biotherapeutics,founded by childhood brain cancer parent entrepreneur Tracy Ryan, from Los Angeles CA, and a special presentation from the National Brain Tumor Society.
Highlighted will be the Archangel of Hope Awards presentation for key Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, and the U.S. Senate who have been responsible for the success of the DIPG Awareness Resolution and the current position of the House Resolution 404 which is poised to set a powerful precedent for the acknowledegment of the urgent, unmet medical needs of children with cancer, that we may attract solutions for them more quickly.