Caroline’s PEACH Foundation Donates $200,000 to Underwrite DIPG Treatment
The donation made by the Caroline’s PEACH Foundation will support the work of pediatric oncologist Dr. Giselle Sholler, MSc, who is leading a new clinical protocol known as the P.E.A.C.H. Protocol – Precision mEdicine and Adoptive Cellular tHerapy – for the treatment of recurrent neuroblastoma and newly diagnosed DIPG.
Dr. Sholler, a pediatric oncologist, was recently named the director of the Isabella Santos Foundation Solid and Rare Tumor Program at Levine Children’s. She leads groundbreaking research at Atrium Health, including the successful opening of 19 new Phase I and II trials for neuroblastoma and medulloblastoma patients.
Pictured (left to right): Javier Oesterheld, MD, Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation Endowed Chair in Cancer and Blood Disorders; Giselle Sholler, MD, MSc, director of the Isabella Santos Foundation Solid and Rare Tumor Program; Tina Kanis, Founder, Caroline’s PEACH Foundation; H. Stacy Nicholson, MD, MPH, Sara H. and Howard C. Bissell Endowed Chair, President, Atrium Health Levine Children’s; and Meg Willit, Caroline’s PEACH Foundation.