Curing Kids Cancer Through Collaboration



June 27, 2011 -  TNCI was featured on San Diego 6 In The Morning news. The special segment, "A New Solution in Childhood Cancer" by Estha Trouw, included a personal interview with our CEO, Beth Anne Baber, and avid champion, Susan Cornelius. The role of genetic testing in accelerating cancer cures for children, adolescents and young adults with cancer was highlighted.

January 28, 2011 -  UCSD, TNCI and AltheaDx was featured in a special report by  Jack Gates on San Diego's NBC 7/39 evening news. TNCI's CEO Beth Anne Baber discusses how her UCSD Rady School of Management MBA helped her create The Nicholas Conor Institute.

November 8, 2010 - Combating Childhood Cancer: Institute Seeking $15M Using Approach Known as Hybrid Venture Philanthropy. San Diego Business Journal top health care story addresses the intellectual capital, business acumen and philanthropic potential in San Diego for curing childhood cancer. Download Page 1 & Page 2

December 9, 2010 -The Nicholas Conor Institute in the LA Times' special biotechnology edition. The article, Pediatric Oncology: Riding the Swell, contains an interview of the Institute's CEO, Beth Anne Baber. To access the full article, click on the top-right icon in the link.

December 2, 2010 - UC San Diego's Rady School of Management blends science and business to bring lifesaving discoveries to the market. TNCI CEO Beth Baber explains why there is an urgent need for personalized medicine. Read the full article here: La Jolla Patch.

July 29, 2010 - Local resident brings personal and professional experience to fight against pediatric cancer through The Nicholas Conor Institute. Rancho Santa Fe Review article provides an excellent synopsis of the Institute's current activities and upcoming events.

March 9, 2010 - Cancer Researcher Draws Inspiration From Nightmare. Voice of San Diego article reports on the story behind the Institute.
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In UC San Diego TV Special Series [email protected], Dean Bob Sullivan of UC San Diego's Rady School of Management describes how its curriculum was developed to support San Diego's high tech, life science and information industries and introduces Beth Anne Baber, a cancer researcher who used her Rady MBA to launch the Nicholas Conor Institute. Also featured, CureSearch for Children's Cancer and Althea Diagnostics. The focus turns to The Nicholas Conor Institute approximately 3 minutes into the segment.

Thought Leadership Publications

November 2010 - Looking ahead: How personalized medicine could change pediatric cancer treatment. The Nicholas Conor was highlighted in the Personalized Medicine Section of PricewaterhouseCoppers' recent issue of the View. Download pdf for full article

January 2010 - Battling Rare Diseases in a Blockbuster World. 2010 California Biomedical Industry Report (Page 53-55) names the Institute as a "translational research catalyst."

December 2009 - No Child Left Behind: How molecular diagnostics could improve the treatment of childhood cancer. PricewaterhouseCoopers Health Industry Advisory Report, The new science of personalized medicine: Translating the promise into practice, highlights collaborative efforts between The Nicholas Conor Institute and AltheaDx.
2007-2009 Media Coverage
November 6, 2009 - The Nicholas Conor Institute Partners with Industry to Bring New Discoveries for Childhood Cancer to the Clinic. ePharmaExpo Featured Article written by Dr. Adrienne Brown provides a excellent overview of the Institute's mode of operation and partnerships within the biomedical industry communities.
October 20, 2009 - California Health Institute News: New Pediatric Cancer Research Center Opens in San Diego

July 16, 2009
- California Health Institute Patient Perspectives Podcast Series New Episode:
A New Model for Funding Research

July 24, 2009  - California Health Institute Patient Perspective Podcast Series New Episode: New Approaches to Treatment Needed in Pediatric Cancer

April 20, 2007 - UCSD Rady School of Management:
Rady School FlexMBA Scholarship Given to Local Cancer Researcher

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