VIDEO: Pediatric brain cancer funding

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(ABC 6 News) – It is devastating news to any parent, a diagnosis of a child with brain cancer often comes with a grim prognosis of less than a year.

The U.S. Department of Defense is giving researchers at Austin’s Hormel Institute a $800,000 grant to find ways of keeping kids alive and turning a prognosis around.

The grant starts on September 1, 2021 and runs until 2024.

Dr.Ted Hinchcliffe, Professor of Cell Biology at the Hormel Institute, went in-depth what the Pediatric Brain Cancer Research Grant.means for the future.