Cancer Research Archive

  • Washington and Oregon Nonprofits Receive $1 Million Boost from The Kuni Foundation

    Projects Include the Use of Artificial Intelligence in Breast Cancer Screenings, the Creation of an Autism Center of Excellence…

  • Kuni Foundation Awards $13.2 Million to Oregon and Washington Nonprofits

    Grants Support Research Dismantling Disparities in Cancer Detection and Treatment for BIPOC Communities; Innovative Housing Solutions for People Experiencing…

  • PDX Pharmaceuticals Secures Additional Investment from the Kuni Foundation to Advance New Cancer-Fighting Precision Therapies

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    Portland, Oregon -- PDX Pharmaceuticals, a privately held company developing first-in-class nanotechnology-based therapies for treating cancer, received a seco…

  • Kuni Foundation Awards $1.3 Million through Imagination Grants Program

    Funding Supports Emerging and Established Cancer Research Leaders andInnovative Programs for Individuals who Experience Intellectual ChallengesThrough its Imag…

  • Improving Bone Marrow Transplant Outcomes for People of Color

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    Bone marrow transplants have provided life-saving cancer treatments for more than 30 years. As researchers strive to increase survival…

  • The Tenacious Erin Ryan

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    Our work provides daily opportunities to learn and be inspired. It can also challenge assumptions, and we can all…

  • Endowed Chair Supports Entrepreneurial Research

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    A $2.5 million grant from the Kuni Foundation fully funded an endowed chair for Prostate Cancer Research at Oregon…

  • Collaboration Key to Closing Gaps in Children’s Cancer Research

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    Thanks to the power of precision medicine, we’re experiencing a revolution in the treatment of cancer, yet progress for…

  • Kuni Foundation Makes Direct Investment in Company to Advance New Cancer-Fighting Precision Therapy

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    Vancouver, Washington -- PDX Pharmaceuticals, a privately held company pioneering a new class of therapeutics based on co-delivery of…

  • OHSU Receives a $7.5 MM Boost for Cancer Research from The Wayne D. Kuni & Joan E. Kuni Foundation

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    Grant funds will help launch the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute’s lung cancer research center and create an endowed chair…

  • Kuni Foundation sets up $50M cancer research fund

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    The Kuni foundation has joined with a Vancouver partner to create a new $50 million fund to support cancer…

  • $5 Million Donated to OHSU’s Knight Cancer Challenge

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    Two years ago Phil and his wife Penny challenged that if OHSU could raise $500 million, they would match…