Cancer Research Institute, Inc.

By: Billie Todd, Sofia Mencarini, Julia Coble

Mission Statement

Leading global efforts to harness the power of the immune system to conquer all cancers

Funding Interests

According to the website, "CRI provides essential funding to support every stage of discovery, from laboratory investigation to clinical trials of the most promising cancer immunotherapies for patients."

Founding of the Cancer Research Institute

According to the website, "The Cancer Research Institute was founded by Helen Coley Nauts in 1953."

Description of Founder

Helen Coley Nauts founded the foundation in honor of her father Dr. William Coley, who was a surgeon who also researched cancer treatments.