Nadia's Gift increases its focus

Over the course of 2013, the work of Nadia's Gift Foundation became more focused, leveraging the approach and ongoing leadership of the Damon Runyon Foundation and establishing the Nadia's Gift Research Fund at Stanford University.

Originally established in 1946, The Damon Runyon Foundation has sought to accelerate breakthroughs by identifying and supporting the best young scientists with the most innovative ideas in cancer research. In fact, Damon Runyon's list of alumni from past grant programs includes 11 Nobel Laureates.

Nadia's Gift Foundation was founded with a charter to support early stage research for breast cancer, the foundation has directly funded Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovator Award Grants in each of the past two years.


On Sunday afternoon, April 18th, 2010 Nadia Van Camp passed away peacefully after her long and courageous battle with breast cancer. MORE

Nadia's Gift was created with the goal of identifying and supporting the most impactful research that focuses on the most aggressive forms of breast cancer. MORE

Nadia's Gift funded its second Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovator Award to Nicholas Navin, Ph D at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. MORE

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