2022 Initiatives Drive Funding and Focus
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. Learn more about supported initiatives.
Ted’s Take: Batting Averages and Thoughtful Giving
In his series, Ted’s Take, JKTG Founder and President Ted Giovanis gives candid insights on health policy, research, the non-profit world, and more.
This year, Ted cautions that many experts providing commentary on TV and other media lack true perspective on the issues and are not held to task for inaccurate observations and false predictions. If they were, the result would be a horrible batting average. Read more here.
Ted also urged those considering charitable contributions to more strategically consider what they want their gift to accomplish, offering steps to help someone maximize the benefit of their contribution dollars.
TeamTGM Leads Into Laguna
TeamTGM owner/driver Ted Giovanis and driver Owen Trinkler have unofficially taken over the points lead in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge. Follow the action @TeamTGM.
TeamTGM is the only IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge team to be 100 percent dedicated to charities – the Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation and Camp Boggy Creek.
Funding @ Work
Research partially funded by the JKTG Foundation appeared recently in the Bulletin of Mathematical Biology and the journal Cancers.
Intermittent Hormone Therapy Models Analysis and Bayesian Model Comparison for Prostate Cancer, includes work by Heiko Enderling, Ph.D., a researcher with whom JKTG has worked on several projects.
Post-Hypoxic Cells Promote Metastatic Recurrence after Chemotherapy Treatment in TNBC, includes work by Daniele M. Gilkes, Ph.D., a researcher with whom JKTG has also worked on several projects.
See more recent publications of research in which JKTG Foundation participated here.
Political strategist James Carville, when advising Bill Clinton’s Presidential campaign, hung a sign in Clinton’s campaign office reminding everyone of a key issue impacting Americans: “the economy, stupid!” Fast forward 20 years and a similar topic is impacting Americans: the cost structure, stupid!
We all know vitamin C helps boost immunity with the added bonus of providing anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits, but new research gives us another reason to add the vitamin to our diets.
The decision to make a charitable contribution to a research or academic institution should be based on a thoughtful process.