BENEFITING: COLLEEN GIBLIN FOUNDATION INC
http://www.colleengiblinfound.org/home In less than 30 years, Hope for Children Research Foundation has become one of the most unique and important charities in our region through research efforts at the Colleen Giblin Research Laboratories at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. Our focus is on children and the search for new treatments and cures for some of the gravest childhood neurological diseases. These diseases include cancers of the brain and central nervous system, spinal abnormalities, muscular dystrophies including SMA, mitochondrial illnesses, seizure disorders, neuro-metabolic diseases, a host of genetic disorders and GLUT1 Deficiency. The Foundation: IS supported by over 6,000 donors and volunteers, including community leaders, corporate and business organizations, and other caring citizens over the past 30 years IS the first foundation in the country dedicated solely to supporting pediatric neurologic research at a major academic medical center HAS raised over $6.5 million for medical research to help children suffering some of the gravest of childhood diseases SUPPORTS world renowned doctors and researchers working full-time on medical advances in neurological diseases in The Colleen Giblin Laboratories at Columbia University Medical Center.