This project is looking paediatric glioblastoma (pGBM) and diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), two brain tumours that affect children, and are currently incurable. To stop children dying from them, we need to learn more about how these tumours resist treatment and spread through the brain. Then we may be able to find new drugs to target and treat them.
We’re looking at how two currently incurable brain tumours that affect children resist treatment and spread through the brain. This should help us to find new, effective drugs to treat children with these cancers.
This research project on two brain tumours has been successfully completed. Your donations allow us to fund ground-breaking research that can improve treatments given to children with cancer. Thank you. Your help allows us to continue to find ways to drive up the chances of survival for children with cancer and reduce the toxic side effects that can affect the rest of their lives.
The role of histone H4K20 methylation in paediatric glioblastoma and DIPG
Professor Chris Jones
Institute of Cancer Research
London SW7 3RP
6 April 2017