The Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy (JKTG Foundation) funds cancer research, policy projects, and events that foster public discussion to improve the quality-of-care patients experience.

In 2022, JKTG Foundation work focuses on rethinking health care quality, emerging cancer research, and uses for real-world evidence. Of particular interest is building collaboration by fostering multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary research in the area of breast cancer metastasis.

The JKTG Foundation is honored to be supported by Team TGM, a championship-winning race team that competes in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge.

Below are initiatives JKTG Foundation is supporting.

Research & Policy Analysis

  • Continuing to fund collaborative, emerging cancer research that involves leading researchers with different areas of focus and background from organizations across the country.
  • Funding collaborative, mathematical research projects that challenge traditional approaches to understanding cancer and cancer metastasis from hand-picked researchers across the country.
  • Investigating new policy proposals and changes to Medicare and wider health care coverage with patients in mind, advocating against harmful rules, legislation, and policy that impact the quality-of-care patients’ experience including quality measures and incentives.
  • Ongoing collaborative research to identify the underlying processes of how breast.


  • Hosting the annual Jayne Koskinas Memorial Symposium featuring leading cancer researchers and fostering collaboration within health research disciplines.
  • Convening clinician-researchers, policy analysts, reporters, patients, and others to facilitate candid dialog on key issues serving as an independent broker of ideas.

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Ted’s Take: The other end of the field

Ted’s Take: The other end of the field

JKTG-funded research, Iron oxide nanoparticles inhibit tumor progression and suppress lung metastases in mouse models of breast cancer, appears in the journal ACS Nano and features a collaboration between researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Hormel Institute at the University of Minnesota.

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Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis
Foundation for Health and Policy

PO Box 130
Highland, Maryland 20777

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