Local researcher awarded $100K childhood cancer grant
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A local Mayo Clinic Jacksonville research has been awarded a national grant.
Takahisa Kanekiyo won the Young Investigator Award and will use the $100,000 grant to examine Pediatric Malignant Glioma.
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for children with cancer, awarded more than $7 million in new medical research grants to doctors and researchers searching for treatments and cures for kids with cancer.
The 42 grants were given to 24 institutions and universities in 14 states across the country.
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