MAF-funded researchers present at ISPNO 2022

The 20th International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology was held June 13-15, 2022 in Hamburg, Germany. ISPNO is the major global meeting for the international community of professionals involved in the scientific research, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of kids and teens with brain and central nervous system cancers. Doctors and researchers from the Morgan Adams Foundation…


Give Kids a Chance Act Aims to Expand Pediatric Cancer Research and Clinical Trials

The Give Kids a Chance Act is a bill that aims to encourage clinical trials that use combinations of drugs for kids with cancer. To date, testing new pediatric cancer treatments has not been a priority for the pharmaceutical industry because there is more potential revenue in treating adult cancers. The Give Kids a Chance…


Unleashing the Immune System to Treat Pediatric Cancer

Immunotherapy is a type of biological therapy that utilizes the patient’s immune system to fight cancer. Over the last decade, immunotherapy has been proven as a viable treatment for a range of cancers. One form of immunotherapy, called CAR-T cell therapy, has shown a high level of success for leukemia and lymphoma patients. As you…


2022 Research Funded

Thanks to the support of generous donors, 28 projects have received funding for 2022. These projects address the widest range of pediatric cancers and represent the largest single-year financial support in the history of The Morgan Adams Foundation. This groundbreaking research has the potential to change the landscape for kids with cancer. The projects are…


What Donors Made Possible in 2021

Progress in medical research takes time — and it is only possible through funding and support of people who care. It can be difficult to wait for results. And that’s a million times harder if you know a child with cancer who needs a treatment that works right now. But progress IS happening. Advancements are…


The Petri Dash

Petri Dash

Join The Morgan Adams Foundation and dash for pediatric cancer research through the Petri Dash In-Person and Virtual Races! In-Person Race Details Saturday, June 5th Sloan’s Lake Park: 1700 N Sheridan Blvd, Denver, CO 80212 Run, walk, or jog the 5k course! Virtual Race Details Join us for a run, jog, walk, hike, or swim…


Creating New Treatments for Kids with Craniopharyngioma

Craniopharyngioma is a type of pediatric brain tumor that typically affects kids under the age of 14 (although it also affects adults between 40-75 years). This tumor is unique in that it usually contains both solid and cyst-like components. Craniopharyngioma most often occurs at the base of the brain behind the eyes near the pituitary…


Ivy was diagnosed with high-risk cancer when she was just a year old. Today she celebrates her 5th birthday!

No one — NO ONE — ever thinks cancer could be the culprit behind the backaches of their one-year-old daughter. The possible explanations are far-ranging, but cancer is just not supposed to be among them. Until it is. Ivy became one of the 43 kids diagnosed with cancer on October 13, 2017, when her backaches…


The Petri Dash

Virtual Petri Dash

Join The Morgan Adams Foundation and dash for pediatric cancer research through the Petri Dash Virtual Races! Race weekend events include the “Distance Matters 10K”, the “Easier Said Than Run 5K”, and the “Fit Kids Run/Walk” 1 mile. These races can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. Join us for a run,…