Brain Tumor and Spinal Tumor Program

Ways to Give

Thank you for considering a gift to support the Rochester Brain and Spinal Tumor Project.

All contributions to the program will be used to support research so we may one day find a cure for brain and spinal tumors.

The Rochester Brain and Spinal Tumor Project is a fund at the University of Rochester supporting research for novel therapies and clinical trials for patients with malignant brain and spinal tumors. It is used to create, develop, and support the most innovative and promising treatment strategies immediately relevant and ready for clinical trials at the University of Rochester.

It will bring the latest advances in neuro-oncology to patients in Western New York and serve as a national resource for patients afflicted with these diseases.

How you can help
Donations can be mailed to:

Rochester Brain and Spinal Tumor Project
Attn: Marc Misiurewicz
University of Rochester Medical Center
300 East River Road, Box 278996
Rochester, NY 14604
For more information about supporting the Rochester Brain and Spinal Tumor Project, please contact our development officer, Marc Misiurewicz at (585) 276-3595, 1-800-333-4428 marc.misiurewicz@rochester.edu.

All donations are 100% tax-deductible.

Matching Gifts: You can double or triple your gift if you or your spouse works for a company with a matching gift program. Please contact your personnel office to find out if your company has such a program.

Check or money order:

  • Please make your check payable to the University of Rochester.
  • Please make sure there is an address provided for your check or money order to be processed.
  • Mail your donation to the above address.

Credit Card Transaction:

  • The University of Rochester accepts all major credit cards.
  • To make a gift online using your credit card click here and write "Rochester Brain and Spinal Tumor Project" in the designation box marked "other."
  • You can also call Marc Misiurewicz in the development office at (585) 276-3595 from 8:30am-5pm EST Monday through Friday to provide your information over the phone.

In honor... (can also include weddings, birthdays and anniversaries)

  • Follow the above instructions per method of giving.
  • Please provide the name and the address of the family to notify of your gift. A letter will be sent to the family from the office of development acknowledging your gift. (We do not disclose the amount).
  • A receipt from the University of Rochester gift office will be sent to the address listed on your check or other address provided, for your records.

In Memory...

  • Follow the above instructions per method of giving.
  • Please provide the name and the address of the family to notify of your gift. A letter will be sent to the family from the office of development acknowledging your gift. (We do not disclose the amount).
  • A receipt from the University of Rochester gift office will be sent to the address listed on your check or other address provided, for your records.

Your time...

  • If you would like to volunteer for any of our research protocols, please call Jennifer Serventi at (585) 276-3971.