Hyundai awards $100,000 for childhood cancer research

Six-year-old Sara Martinez, a cancer patient, is pictured with Leanne Embry, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist and associate professor of pediatrics/hematology-oncology in the School of Medicine

Hyundai Hope on Wheels and local Hyundai dealers awarded a $100,000 “Hope Grant” to UT Medicine San Antonio, the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center, and to CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital.

The funds will support translation and psychology services for children with cancer. Since the program began in 1998, Hope on Wheels has committed more than $43 million in donations to pediatric cancer research nationwide.

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