This month, it is appropriate as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, that the HBF awarded four of the nation’s most innovative young cancer investigators with the 2020 Hopper-Belmont Inspiration Award. The award was extremely competitive, receiving applications from across the USA and Europe.
2020 Inspiration Award Winner, Jason Pitarresi, recently published his research showcasing how PTHrP drives pancreatic cancer growth and metastasis and reveals a new therapeutic vulnerability.
HBF Chairman John Hopper is also the founding co-chair of NORD's Rare Cancer Coalition (RCC) an international organization representing rare cancer foundations across the globe. NORD recently recognized the tremendous impact RCC has made in moving forward research, awareness and patient advocacy for rare cancers in their annual leadership gala bestowing the coveted Abbey. S Meyers award. Read more about the Rare Cancer Coalition
The prestigious Collaborative Alliance of Pancreas Education and Research (CAPER) has announced the inaugural Hopper-Belmont Foundation Inspiration Award.
HBF Chairman and President of the Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation, John Hopper, sits down with Global Genes to discuss the future of the rare cancer that's targeting young adults.