News & Events

June 30, 2017

YSF Students and Board Member Goutham Narla Discover Prototype for Lung Cancer Tumors

Researchers found that lung cancer tumors were prevented from developing in mice using a novel small molecule that directly activates a tumor suppressor protein, according to an article published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation. Cells are constantly turning proteins on and off via molecular switches, phosphate molecules, that have become common drug […]
March 28, 2017

The Young Scientist Foundation 3rd Annual Cooking for a Cure

March 3, 2017

Q&A with Analisa DiFeo, PhD, and Goutham Narla, MD, PhD

Teaching, learning, and improving medical care for cancer patients have motivated Analisa DiFeo, PhD, and Goutham Narla, MD, PhD, for their entire careers. The husband-wife-team are forging a trail of discovery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Narla is a both a clinician oncologist and an expert in […]
December 12, 2016

Glen de Vries featured on podcast Human Proof of Concept

Glen de Vries, co-founder of Medidata Solutions and Vice Chair of The Young Scientist Foundation, was featured on the podcast show Human Proof of Concept. Glen originally started Medidata in 1999 in his 5th floor walkup and today the company serves nearly 3 million patients through their clinical cloud platform. […]
December 2, 2016

Analisa DiFeo served as Sparks Speaker at the Annual Conference for Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) at St. Louis

Analisa DiFeo, Vice President of the Young Scientist Foundation and Norma C. and Albert I. Geller Professor of Ovarian Cancer Research the Division of General Medical Sciences at Case Western Reserve University, served as a Sparks Speaker at the Annual Conference for Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) at St. Louis. Dr. […]
October 25, 2016

YSF New York Gala 5-Year Celebration – March 13, 2017

August 15, 2016

Save the Date: Dancing with the Docs

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, doctors from University Hospitals once again will put on their dancing shoes and compete for top honors at this year’s Dancing with the Docs, a benefit supporting the University Hospitals Auxiliary. Six UH physicians have been practicing and polishing their dancing skills with instructors from […]
March 25, 2016

Young Scientist Daniel Ma Wins 2nd Place and the Outstanding Project Award from Cleveland Clinic

Within just a few months of becoming a Young Scientist, Daniel Ma has presented his work at the NEO Science and Engineering Fair and won 2nd Place as well as the Outstanding Project Award from Cleveland Clinic! Most importantly, he has gained confidence and found something that he is truly […]
March 23, 2016

YSF Promo Video, 4th Annual New York Gala – March 14, 2016

“The one thing that we collectively have felt with this Foundation is denying the student an opportunity because of a lack of resources was something that we wanted to do something about. And that is why we started this foundation.” Please watch our video to learn more about The Young […]
March 16, 2016

The Young Scientist Foundation Rings the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

The Young Scientist Foundation, a not-for-profit organization providing mentorship and career-building opportunities for students with a passion for science, and Medidata (Nasdaq: MDSO), the leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Glen […]