Latest EHE News, Events & Research

Good Vibes for McKenna Raised $25K at Fundraiser

Good Vibes for McKenna, A Celebration Benefiting Cancer Research

January 27, 2023

Thanks to “Good Vibes for McKenna, A Celebration Benefiting Cancer Research” for hosting an EXTRAORDINARY two-day event held January 21st and 22nd in Fort Myers, Florida. We truly appreciate their $25,000 donation to The EHE Foundation to support EHE research and for creating much needed EHE awareness! The event featured a fine dining experience and […]

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McKenna Helm

McKenna Helm

January 4, 2023

McKenna Helm was a fun, caring, empathetic, poised young woman that brightened the life of everyone she touched.  She was an integral part of a large extended family, and she loved each and every member of the family unconditionally.  To her friends, she was a ray of sunshine on the cloudiest days.  As competitive as […]

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Champions of EHE

Champions of EHE

December 17, 2022

Our vision at The EHE Foundation is to live in a world where EHE is easily diagnosed and treatable. The support of our community directly impacts every single person diagnosed with EHE. Patients, donors, doctors and researchers help us make that vision a reality. ⁠⁠During our Giving Tuesday 2022 campaign, we featured these “Champions of […]

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Thank you for The EHE Foundation's successful Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday 2023 a Great Success

December 16, 2022

Thank you for helping us reach our $150,000 goal on Giving Tuesday to fund the 2023 Research Grants Program!  A special thanks to the 374 donors, 16 people affected by EHE who held successful fundraisers, and the countless individuals that shared their personal EHE story and our mission. We are grateful for your contributions and […]

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Denise Robinson and Patty Cogswell attend CTOS 2022 on behalf of The EHE Foundation

The EHE Foundation Attends CTOS 2022

December 9, 2022

With sincere gratitude to each patient who has contributed to the EHE Biobank, patient-driven research was on the global stage! Denise Robinson, The EHE Foundation Director of Research and Patty Cogswell, EHE Biobank Coordinator, presented a poster on the EHE Biobank on behalf of The EHE Foundation last month at the CTOS 2022 Annual Meeting […]

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The Pledge: Edition 30, Q3 – July-September, 2022

The Pledge: Edition 30, Q3 – July-September, 2022

December 1, 2022

Together, the US, UK, and Australia EHE foundations team up to strengthen the force against EHE. This group provides a quarterly update, which is led by the UK and includes research news, patient and fundraising stories, and much more! Click here to view the most recent edition of our online EHE newsletter, The Pledge.

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2022 EHE Research Grant Awards

2022 EHE Research Grant Awards Announced

November 1, 2022

The EHE Foundation has completed its 2022 EHE Research Grant cycle and is pleased to share that it has awarded the largest grants funding in its history – totaling $291,600 grants to three outstanding applicants. This amazing sum is complemented by additional private funds totaling $250,000, bringing this year’s total research investment to $541,600 USD.  […]

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Fabio Vanoli, PhD

An Update from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center – Investigating the Early Molecular Mechanisms of WWTR1::CAMTA1 and YAP1::TFE3 Gene Fusions in Driving the Pathogenesis of EHE

October 31, 2022

The EHE community, which includes cancer patients and their families from around the world, benefits from the world-class innovative research that takes place at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City (US). In 2019, MSKCC received a $1 million private donation to establish an International Center of Expertise in EHE and since that […]

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Group picture from Telluride Science Research Center workshop

The EHE Foundation Funds Fellowship Travel Grants

October 18, 2022

In June, the EHE Foundation provided two Fellowship Travel Grants supporting young investigators’ participation in a workshop entitled “YAP/TAZ and TEAD: At the Crossroads of Cancer.” The workshop is hosted annually by the Telluride Science Research Center (TSRC) and this year was co-led by notable EHE researchers and advocates – John Lamar, PhD, Albany Medical […]

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Jenni Kovach & Medha Deoras-Sutliff

An important message from Jenni Kovach, President, The EHE Foundation Board of Directors

October 5, 2022

I am writing today to share an organizational change to The EHE Foundation. After four years as a part-time contractor, Medha Deoras-Sutliff has ended her engagement with the foundation to pursue other opportunities. Medha will continue to provide her services to the foundation until the end of November to ensure a smooth transition.  Medha came […]

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