RESEARCH GRANTS & PROGRAMS SUPPORTED
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Molecular and cellular biology research into gene control of cancer cell growth
Strang Cancer Prevention Laboratory
The Rockefeller University
Cancer biological research in the basic molecular genetics of cancer
Strang Cancer Biology Laboratory
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Strang Cancer Prevention Institute is funding research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to develop a “molecular pap smear” that is able to diagnose early stage ovarian and endometrial cancer based on genetic markers. Dr. Luis Diaz Jr. believes that in the future it may be possible to diagnose ovarian and endometrial cancer at an early stage which is currently not possible.
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Strang Cancer Prevention Institute is funding research at Johns Hopkins Hospital evaluating the use of the Pap test to detect genetic mutations for the early detection of ovarian cancer.
Healthy Children Healthy Futures
Support for program using Mentoring to improve children’s eating habits and exercise.
"The three pillars of support for children are the home, the school and the community."
Matilda Raffa Cuomo, Founder
Healthy Children’s and Healthy Futures developed the 8 Habits of Healthy Children which is widely used in after school programs in the US. Programs have also been developed for parents and grandparents.
8 Habits of Healthy Children