The Hope For a Cure Foundation was set up to raise funds for cancer research in San Diego, with the goal of contributing almost 100% to the purchase of the equipment, with virtually no overhead. With so many advanced research programs in the Greater San Diego area, breakthroughs here in San Diego will benefit us all, no matter where we live.

What is possible by funding innovative research is that it offers hope to parents of children with relapsed cancer.

mission & vision

Researchers need equipment. We will devote the time and energy necessary to ensure  that.

volunteering

We need you. In order to increase our visibility, it takes more than a few volunteers. Please help.

Foundation history

next fundraiser

2017 will be our next Fundraiser. Stay tuned for our next event!

A SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM THE LAB OF DR. DURDEN, PEDIATRIC CANCER SPECIALIST AND RECIPIENT:

~ Dr. Donald L. Durden, MD, PhD, on receiving an Environmental Control Chamber and Camera for his research on cancer cells at Rady Children's Hospital and UCSD.

achieved goals:  2004 - present

  • Anand Kolatkar, PhD (Scripps Research) and Lyudmila Bazhenvova, MD (UCSD Moores Cancer Center), The Kuhn Laboratory: Eppendorf Transferman NK2 Micromanipulator System - Lung Cancer Research

  • Dr. Santosh Kesari, UCSD Moores Cancer Center: Fisher Scientific Cytopspin 4 & Omni Bead Ruptor 24: Neuro-Oncology

  • Dr. Donald Durden, MD, PhD, Rady Children's Hospital/UCSD Moore Cancer Center: Environmental Control Chamber & Camera - Hematology/Oncology

  • Dr. Andrew Lowy, UCSD Moores Cancer Center: SPOT Digital Microscope Camera & Digital Imagine Software - Pancreatic Cancer Research

  • Dr. John Welsh, The Vaccine Research Institute: Alpha Innotech FluorChem HD Imagine System - RNA/DNA Research

  • Dr. Geoff Wahl, The Salk Institute: Tecan Luminometer - Tumor Suppressor Research

  • Dr. Sonia Ramamoorthy, UCSD Moores Cancer Center: BioRad S1000 Thermal Cycler & Fisher Scientific 3110 Incubator - Colon/Rectal Cancer Research

  • Dr. J. Kellogg Parsons, UCSD Moores Cancer Center: Hitachi 363 Fluorescence Detector - Prostate & Bladder Cancer Research

  • Dr. Stefan Riedl, The Burnham Institute: Kodak Gel Logic 200 PC - Apoptosis and Cell Death Research

  • Dr. Jean Wang, UCSD Moores Cancer Center: BioRad Multicolor Fluroescent Imagine System - Gene Therapies & Chemotherapy Research

  • Dr. Ruth Gjerset, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center: Olympus CKX41 Microscope - Cancer Development Research

  • Dr. Maurizio Pellecchia, The Burnham Institute: PSSC PowerWulf Computer Upgrade - Prostate, Breast, Lung and Lymphona Cancer Research

  • Dr. Anne Wallace, UCSD Moores Cancer Center: Stryker Digital Capture HD Equipment - Breast Cancer Research

  • Floyd Romesberg, PhD and Jodie Chin, PhD, The Scripps Research Institute: CHEF-DR II System - DNA Sequencing/ Proteins

  • Dr. Per Borgstrom, Sidney Kimmel Cancer : Miotic Inverted Microscope with Epifluorescence - Cancer Prevention Research





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