Smile for Brooklyn, Inc. is proud to be become a 2017 Symposium Sponsor of the DIPG Collaborative. The DIPG Collaborative is a collection of foundations with the common interest of inspiring research into the cure of Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). With a collective goal of funding DIPG based clinical and translational research globally. The collaboration creates an environment in which duplication is decreased, monetary efficiency is increased, and innovation and transparency is championed. Today the DIPG Collaborative is made up of more than 20 foundations cooperatively funding between $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 in DIPG research every two years. In addition, holding a biannual Symposium highlighting broad views on research findings from around the world.