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Research & Development

The MCF is uniquely positioned to forge impactful strategic alliances with organizations and institutions specializing in pediatric cancer research and development. We amplify the value of these collaborations by providing targeted financial support and by elevating public consciousness around pediatric cancer research initiatives.



The Maleiha Carino Foundation Scholarship for Cancer Research Advancement recognizes outstanding contributions made by undergraduate researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the field of cancer research. This encompasses various aspects of cancer research, including basic, translational, clinical, and social/cultural dimensions.

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