WHERE THE MONEY GOES
Staying in line with our mission, the Uncle Kory Foundation funds innovative research for brain cancer treatments and cures.
As of January 2019, UKF has awarded $1,409,650 in grants to 23 projects.
$862,150 funded to large ongoing Research Grants.
$450,000 funded to Research Seed Grants.
$40,000 funded Pediatric Specific Brain Cancer Research
$32,500 funded to Research Equipment
$25,000 funded to Pediatric Brain Cancer MRI testing
These grants focused on brain cancer in multiple tumor types and neuro-oncology treatments:
Glioblastoma, Medulloblastoma, Pediatric Medulloblastoma, Pediatric DIPG, treatments for all malignant brain tumors, and neuro-oncology research.
Research areas of focus have focused on multiple projects including:
Immunotherapy, “Guided-Missle” approach, Immunotoxin and Chemotherapy Combination therapy, Human Mesenchymal Stem-cell based therapy, Precision Medicine, and Apoptic Blocks in treatment.