Matt’s Promise has been proud to support the research of Dr. Melinda Merchant, which explores the development of new targeted therapies against sarcomas such as Ewing’s sarcoma, synovial sarcoma, and desmoplastic small-round-cell tumor. Funds raised during the Matt’s Promise Memory Run went to furthering
Matt’s Promise funded the work of Dr. Chris Sander, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, who is on the cusp of acquiring incredible knowledge using computation biology. Dr. Sander and his research team aim to use mathematical algorithms and information systems to simulate the behavior of molecules, cells.
Through the overwhelming support of Matt’s Promise’s donors and through the hugely successful gala last spring, we are proud to announce the funding of a new colorectal cancer registry led by Dr. Thomas K. Weber, Professor of Surgery and Molecular Genetics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Chief of Surgery at