Our Partnerships

Raising Funding For Blood Cancer & GVHD Research

The Meredith A. Cowden Foundation is proud to have provided funding for research, primarily concerning Graft vs. Host Disease (GvHD). GvHD is the main contributor to mortality following bone marrow transplantations in patients with leukemia.


Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center
9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195


Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center

Cleveland, Ohio

At Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center, part of the NCCN and NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, more than 450 highly skilled doctors, researchers, nurses, and technicians care for thousands of patients each year. Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center unites clinicians and researchers in Taussig Cancer Institute and in Cleveland Clinic’s 26 other clinical and surgical institutes, as well as cancer specialists at our regional hospitals, health centers, and Cleveland Clinic Florida.

Ranked No. 1 in Ohio and No. 7 in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report, our cancer center provides a range of services to patients including clinical trials and internationally recognized cancer research efforts ensuring patients have access to the latest advances in cancer treatment, as well as a range of support programs helping patients navigate the challenges associated with a cancer diagnosis.

University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center at UH Cleveland Medical Center
11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106


University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center

Cleveland, Ohio

University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, part of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, is dedicated to the innovative treatment and promising research in the fight against cancer through ongoing studies aimed at cancer treatment and prevention.

One of only 41 Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Seidman can offer cutting-edge treatments earlier than most other cancer centers. Our affiliation with Case Western Reserve University provides ongoing studies aimed at cancer treatment and prevention.

Patients receive skilled care through our multidisciplinary team approach. Experts in surgery, medical oncology, radiation therapy, pathology, nursing, social work, and psychology work together to create a personalized treatment plan that meets physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.

Recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top hospitals for cancer care in the country, the mission of Seidman Cancer Center is simple: to cure cancer.


Campus Location:
Wolstein Research Building, Suite 1422
2103 Cornell Road
Cleveland, OH 44106

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Cleveland, Ohio

The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center (Case CCC) based at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is a partnership organization supporting all cancer-related research efforts at CWRU, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, and the Cleveland Clinic.

Located in Cleveland, Ohio, the Case CCC is an NCI-designated cancer center and serves the cancer research and clinical needs of an urban manufacturing and rural agricultural region containing 3.8 million people in Northern Ohio

UPMC Hillman Cancer Centerlogo a partner of the cowden foundation GvHD research

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
5115 Centre Ave., Fourth Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15232


UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

At UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, we’re committed to giving you the knowledge, inspiration, and specialty care you need to boldly face your cancer. Because no diagnosis should stop you from doing the things you love, or from living each day to the fullest.

We are the region’s only comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute. With more than 60 UPMC Hillman Cancer Center locations, you won’t have to travel far to receive world-class treatments backed by best practices and leading-edge protocols.

Learn more about who we are and how we can help you.


1548 Old Skokie Road, Suite 1
Highland Park, IL 60035

Toll Free: (888) 597-7674

BMT Infonet

Highland Park, Illinois


BMT InfoNet was the first patient advocacy organization in the U.S. devoted solely to serving transplant patients. Blood & Marrow Transplant Information Network (BMT InfoNet) is a leading advocacy organization for bone marrow, stem cell, and cord blood transplant patients.

Founded in 1990, BMT InfoNet has pioneered a vast array of services to help transplant patients make critical decisions throughout their transplant journey.


20411 West 12 Mile Rd., Suite 108
Southfield, MI 48076

(800) 546-5268 (1-800-LINK-BMT)



Southfield, Michigan

Linking curing & caring from diagnosis through survivorship. The mission of the National Bone Marrow Transplant Link is to help patients, caregivers, and families cope with the social and emotional challenges of bone marrow/stem cell transplant from diagnosis through survivorship by providing vital information and personalized support services.

  • Survivorship Resources
  • Original Publications
  • Informative Webcasts
  • Emmy Award-winning Video
  • Online Resource Library
  • Peer Support on Call
  • Telephone Education/Support Groups