• Using a Zebrafish model to fight cancer

    Suprising finding using zebrafish model
    explains how recurring cancer may resist treatment.

  • Investigating the role of RNA binding  proteins and miRNAs in neurogenesis and brain tumor development

    The Penalva lab investigates the role of
    RNA binding proteins and miRNAs in neurogenesis and brain tumor development.

  • Pediatric Research Day Winner

    Greehey CCRI Student's present at Pediatric Research Day
    Mentored students from the Greehey CCRI and their research placed at the Pediatric Research Day Event

  • Keystone Symposia - presentation

    PhD Candidate to present at the Keystone Symposia in April
    An oral prsentation of the research will be discussed.

  • CPRIT Awards

    CPRIT awards $10.9 million to the Greehey institute for cancer research
    "focus on cancer in children and young adults, especially in our Hispanic population of South Texas"

  • Greehey CCRI Exterior Building

    State-of-the-art research building
    A specialized research center focusing primarily on understanding pediatric cancer.

  • Diagnosied Patient

    Childhood Cancer: A Journey of Success - but a long way to go
    12,500 children are diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States

  • From Bench-to-bedside
    Greehey CCRI Researchers Study the Effects of Chemotherapy on the Heart

Why Support Research at Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute

Researchers at Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute have developed more novel therapies in national trials than any other group in the US. Treatments developed by us are a standard of care in the U.S.A, Europe and Asia for high-risk solid tumors.


  • Seminar Series