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— Posted March 28, 2019
View our March newsletter featuring an article by Dr. Mark Gilbert, as he reports on clinical trials and advances in care for those with ependymoma, a summary of the Fourth Biennial Ependymoma Consensus that was held at NIH, and Kimberly Wallgren shares how her father’s cancer inspired the creation of the CERN Foundation.
— Posted February 7, 2019
View our February newsletter announcing Ependymoma Awareness Day - May 5, 2019 and ways you can get involved.
— Posted January 22, 2019
View our January newsletter featuring a video with CERN advisor, Dr. Terri Armstrong, about our focus on understanding outcomes for patients with ependymoma, CERN supported research studies shared at SNO, and Ian's inspirational story.
— Posted December 12, 2018
View our December newsletter featuring our end of the year report from Kim Wallgren, President of the CERN Foundation, and Gabrielle's inspirational story.
— Posted November 20, 2018
View our November newsletter on how you can support the CERN Foundation.
— Posted October 26, 2018
View our October newsletter featuring a video with CERN advisor, Dr. Mark Gilbert, about our collaborative approach to investigating ependymoma and Kristina's inspirational story.
— Posted September 24, 2018
View our September newsletter highlighting Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and a few people who have made a positive impact for our ependykids.
— Posted August 30, 2018
View our August newsletter featuring an article by Claire King, Ph.D., on investigating the genetic fusion that drives supratentorial ependymoma, Sarah's speech at the 2018 Ependymoma Awareness Day, and Steven's inspirational story.
— Posted July 23, 2018
View our July newsletter announcing the CERN Foundation's partnership with the National Institutes of Health to facilitate engagement with patients with rare CNS tumors, a recently published article profiling posterior fossa ependymoma and how the Southern Sassenachs are fundraising to support CERN.
— Posted June 29, 2018
View our June newsletter featuring the third video released in a series of short films – People of CERN: Matilda’s Story.
— Posted May 9, 2018
View our May newsletter that includes a video from our 2018 Ependymoma Awareness Day butterfly release, held on Sunday, May 6, 2018 in Washington, DC.
— Posted April 27, 2018
View our April newsletter featuring an article by Glenn Lesser, M.D., on discovering new therapies for brain tumors, Shannon's inspirational story and Ependymoma Awareness Day.
— Posted March 29, 2018
View our March newsletter announcing Ependymoma Awareness Day - May 6, 2018 and ways you can get involved.
— Posted February 27, 2018
View our February newsletter announcing two distinguished scientific fellowship awards and an article by Sriram Venneti, Ph.D., on investigating the mechanisms that drive childhood brain tumors like ependymoma.
— Posted January 23, 2018
View our January newsletter featuring an article by Stefan Pfister, M.D., on investigating molecular profiles of ependymoma in hopes of developing novel treatments for patients and a published article on therapeutic targeting of ependymoma by oncogenic enhancer profiling.
— Posted December 27, 2017
View our December newsletter featuring a published article on the recent advances in the classification and treatment of ependymomas and Sofia's inspirational story.
— Posted November 28, 2017
View our November newsletter encouraging you to support our efforts. With a donation of $35 or more, you will receive our 2018 CERN Foundation calendar.
— Posted October 31, 2017
View our October newsletter featuring an article by Michael Scheurer, Ph.D., on investigating the risk factors of ependymoma in the new risk project and Prashant's inspirational story.
— Posted September 28, 2017
View our September newsletter featuring an article by David Arons, Chief Executive Officer of the National Brain Tumor Society, and how advocacy and public policy are helping give the brain tumor community a voice and Sarah's inspirational story.
— Posted August 30, 2017
View our August newsletter on how you can now enroll in a new project created to improve our understanding of risk factors associated with the occurrence of ependymoma and an update from Dr. Vijay Ramaswamy, recipient of the inaugural CERN Basic Science Ependymoma Research Fellowship, including completing the largest-ever ependymoma study.
— Posted July 25, 2017
View our July newsletter that includes information about subependymomas (what do they look like on an MRI, what do pathologist report, how are patients impacted and advice from subependymoma patients) and Chris' inspirational story.
— Posted June 28, 2017
View our June newsletter that includes how patients, caregivers and advocates participated in Ependymoma Awareness Day, an article about Travis' fundraising campaign created to support the CERN Foundation and Hilary's inspirational story.
— Posted May 31, 2017
View our May newsletter featuring an article about our Outcomes Projects that was published in the Brain Tumour magazine, Burke's speech from Ependymoma Awareness Day, how you can support our awareness campaign and Allie's inspirational story.
— Posted April 28, 2017
View our April newsletter with an update from Dr. Nicholas Foreman on new immunotherapy trials that aim to prevent recurrence of pediatric ependymomas, how to reserve a butterfly in honor or memory of a loved one and the fundraiser held by Tyler's girlfriend, Nicole, for the CERN Foundation.
— Posted March 28, 2017
View our March newsletter featuring the second video released in a series of short films – People of CERN: Jennifer’s Story, ways to organize or create your own Ependymoma Awareness Day event, and Dawn's inspirational story.
— Posted February 24, 2017
View our February newsletter announcing Ependymoma Awareness Day - May 8, 2017 and ways you can get involved.
— Posted January 20, 2017
View our January newsletter with an overview of the CERN supported Molecular Classification of Ependymoma panel discussion, launch of the new CERN Foundation website and Michelle's inspirational story.
— Posted December 29, 2016
View our December newsletter featuring the largest report to date of the impact of ependymoma in adults, ways to cope during the holidays and how you can support our year-end goal.
— Posted November 21, 2016
View our November newsletter featuring an article about award-winning filmmakers who humanize the experience of ependymoma through film and Adam's inspirational story.
— Posted October 26, 2016
View our October newsletter with an update from Dr. Amar Gajjar on the latest drug and molecular therapies for ependymoma and Shawn's inspirational story.
— Posted September 28, 2016
View our September newsletter featuring the first video released in a series of short films – People of CERN: Maci’s Story, a report from CERN experts who analyzed data from our Ependymoma Outcomes Projects to better serve the ependymoma community, and information on how to view or download our FREE Ependymoma Guide.
— Posted August 31, 2016
View our August newsletter with information on how to order your FREE ependymoma guide, an inspirational story from Katie, Henry's mom and how to support Childhood Cancer Awareness month.
— Posted July 28, 2016
View our July newsletter with an update from Liz Dawes and how the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation is supporting two significant CERN projects, information on how to pre-order your FREE ependymoma guide and how CERN tissue samples were analyzed to find out the impact of surgery and radiation on ependymoma.
— Posted June 30, 2016
View our June newsletter with an update from Dr. Terri Armstrong on our awareness, outreach and outcomes projects, information on how to pre-order your FREE ependymoma guide and various stories of Ependymoma Awareness Day events that were held around the world this year.
— Posted May 20, 2016
Read our May newsletter with updates on our adult and pediatric clinical trials, how CERN supported research uses new approach to calculate drug doses for ependymoma treatment and Rachel's inspirational story.
— Posted April 29, 2016
View our April newsletter with information about a recent published paper on the biology and management of ependymomas, an update on the CERN Research Fellowship, Blayne's inspirational story and information about Ependymoma Awareness Day.
— Posted March 30, 2016
View our March newsletter with information on Ependymoma Awareness Day and ways that you can get involved where you live.
— Posted February 26, 2016
View our February newsletter announcing Ependymoma Awareness Day - May 2, 2016.
— Posted January 26, 2016
View our January newsletter which includes a recap of the 2015 CERN Annual Meeting, researchers supported by the CERN Foundation that presented at the SNO meeting and the Hotchkiss Insurance "No Shave" fundraiser event.
— Posted December 20, 2015
View our December newsletter with information on how you can advance our research efforts and tips for coping with the holidays.
— Posted November 29, 2015
View our November newsletter which includes how a bake shop owner helps an ependymoma family in need and Sienna's inspirational story.
— Posted October 31, 2015
View our October newsletter announcing Kim Wallgren as the new CERN Foundation president.
— Posted September 25, 2015
View our September newsletter encouraging you to participate in our online ependymoma outcomes surveys and Ava's inspirational story.
— Posted August 28, 2015
View our August newsletter on how you can participate in our online ependymoma outcomes surveys and meet Alvina Acquaye, part of the CERN team.
— Posted July 28, 2015
View our July newsletter featuring an article on how CERN investigator publishes landmark paper that identifies eighteen genes that contribute to childhood ependymoma, how the ependymoma community gets involved with Ependymoma Awareness Day and the Foresters baseball team is holding an Ependymoma Awareness game.
— Posted June 30, 2015
View our June newsletter which includes an update on CERN's progress: what we have accomplished and how we are expanding, Kimberly's speech from the St. Jude butterfly release and Steve's inspirational story.
— Posted May 26, 2015
View our May newsletter featuring the Dismuke's speech at Ependymoma Awareness Day, three latest CERN publications and Samuel's inspirational story.
— Posted April 30, 2015
View our April newsletter on ways to create ependymoma awareness where you live.
— Posted March 29, 2015
View our March newsletter on how you can participate in Ependymoma Awareness Day by purchasing a butterfly or organizing your own release.
— Posted March 1, 2015
View our February newsletter on ways to proclaim Ependymoma Awareness Day where you live and Vickie's inspirational story.
— Posted January 30, 2015
View our January newsletter including information on how you can get involved with Awareness Day and Linda's inspirational story.