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December 2016

Smashing Walnuts Commends Congressional Approval of CURES

A bill that will accelerate the delivery of breakthrough treatments and cures to those in desperate need is headed to President Obama’s desk for a final signature. The United States Senate and U.S. House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act in early December.

Click here to Read the full CURES news release.

January 2016

Director of NIH to Speak at Smashing Walnuts Gala

Dr. collins & ellynSmashing Walnuts is honored to announce today that Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will be a featured speaker at the 3rd Annual Cracking the Cure Gala on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Dr. Collins […]

December 2015

Smashing Walnuts Foundation Applauds Congressional Support for Pediatric Cancer Research

Gabriella&friend-yay$12.6 million in additional NIH funding will help advance research into pediatric diseases

Leesburg, Va.–The Smashing Walnuts Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness and funding to find a cure for childhood brain cancer, commends Congress for coming together to pass, and the President for […]