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 2021 Impact Report.

Latest Medulloblastoma grants

Ernesto Guccione, PhD & Josep Llovet, MD & Arvin Dar, PhD, Principal Investigator
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Reach Grants, Awarded 2021
John Prensner, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2021
Shubin Shahab, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
Emory University
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2021

Latest Medulloblastoma blog posts

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
During May, we honor Brain Tumor Awareness Month, to raise awareness of childhood brain tumors and the significant need for more research that will lead to new, safer cures.
Brain and Central Nervous System (CNS) tumors are the leading... more