June 3, 2011
Wynnewood, PA (May 2011) – Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to finding a cure for all kids with cancer, today announced the awarding of nearly $4 million in new medical research grants. The medical grants will extend to 29 institutions and universities in 16 states across the country, totaling 40 new grants. In addition to awarding grants to doctors and researchers at leading hospitals and institutions nationwide, the foundation will also release grants to medical and graduate students for the first time in 2011.
“Receiving the 2011 POST Program grant is a huge encouragement to me and an opportunity to learn more about pediatric cancer,” says Tulika Tyagi, of Texas Tech University. “I am excited about my research and will make the best use of the training this summer and for years to come.”
Texas Tech University, The Institute of Environmental and Human Health, Lubbock, TX
Tulika Tyagi, Graduate Student
Project Area- Wilms’ Tumor