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Adopt a Lab

Your gifts provide seed money for our scientists to test their theories right away – discoveries that often result in clinical trials, promising new treatments for our patients, and important support services for patients and their families. Decide where to make an impact, by choosing to support a specific lab's work.

Aghi Lab

Aghi Lab
We investigate the tumor microenvironment of malignant brain tumors like glioblastoma or brain metastases and benign brain tumors like pituitary adenomas.
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Alvarez-Buylla Lab

Alvarez-Buylla Lab
Our laboratory is interested in neuronal origin, proliferation, migration, and integration in the adult and developing brain.
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Costello Lab

Costello Lab
Our lab investigates the role of genetic and epigenetic alterations in the formation of sporadic cancers, with a focus on brain tumors.
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Diaz Lab

Diaz Lab
Using bioinformatics and single cell multi-omics of clinical specimens, we develop therapeutics for the treatment of brain tumors.
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Gupta Lab

UCSF pediatric neurosurgeon Nalin Gupta, MD, PhD
Pediatric brain tumors pose unique challenges. Tackling these problems requires a different path of discovery towards better treatments, and even cures.
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Hervey-Jumper Lab

Hervey-Jumper Lab
Our lab studies language, motor, and cognitive recovery in brain tumor patients, with the primary objective of helping patients rehabilitate and return to their daily lives.
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Lim Lab

Lim Lab
We are developing novel cancer-specific therapeutic targets within the non-coding genome to treat human glioma.
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Okada Lab

Okada Lab
Our lab works to develop novel immunotherapy strategies for patients with brain tumors, and investigates immune mechanisms mediating responses and resistance to immunotherapy.
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Oldham Lab

Oldham Lab
The overarching goal of research in the Oldham lab is to understand the molecular basis of cellular identity in the human brain.
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Phillips Lab

Phillips Lab
Our research focuses on the mechanisms of tumor progression and therapeutic resistance, with the goal of improving outcomes for brain tumor survivors.
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Pieper Lab

Pieper Lab
Our research focuses on developing better therapies for the treatment of glioma, by identifying and targeting pathways that are critical for glioma formation.
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Raleigh Lab

Raleigh Lab
Our research focuses on understanding the genomic, biochemical, and cellular drivers of tumorigenesis in cancer predisposition syndromes.
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Schwer Lab

Schwer Lab
Our lab is investigating causes of genome instability and chromosomal rearrangements in neural progenitors that give rise to medulloblastoma and other brain cancers.
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Solomon Lab

Solomon Lab
We are broadly interested in the discovery, functional analysis, and therapeutic targeting of novel oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes in human cancer.
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