Childhood Cancer


Medulloblastoma is the most common type of pediatric brain tumor. The tumor most often originates in the cerebellum or the posterior fossa (back of the brain). Like other brain tumors, medulloblastoma spread through the cerebrospinal fluid and can metastasize to other locations in the brain and spinal cord. View the 2022 Impact Report.

Latest Medulloblastoma grants

Stephen Fancy, PhD, DVM, Principal Investigator
University of California San Francisco
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2023
Stephanie Wu, PhD, Principal Investigator
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2023
Ernesto Guccione, PhD & Josep Llovet, MD & Arvin Dar, PhD, Principal Investigator
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Reach Grants, Awarded 2021

Latest Medulloblastoma blog posts

Sydney Peck always loved science. Naturally curious, she was fascinated by biology and anatomy as a kid. She always thought she’d be a pediatrician, or work in labor and delivery or maybe do something with cardiology because her dad’s... more
As the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) Director of Science, I work to evaluate our funded research projects to track progress and find gaps in funding so that we can direct more research dollars to the largest areas of need, and to... more
For most of his career, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF)-funded researcher Robert Wechsler-Reya, PhD from the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, has been searching for cures to medulloblastoma, the most common... more