Music Beats Cancer in the News

IN THE SPOTLIGHT WITH ROCKY MICHAELS spoke by phone with Michaels, who lives in Danville, California with his wife and two kids. He discussed his love of music and his journey as a singer and songwriter as well as why partnering with Music Beats Cancer was so personal and emotional for him. Here is what else the talented and affable musician had to say. Read Full Article

Top 25 CEOs and Founders

In order to build the world’s most successful companies, CEOs and founders can’t be solely focused on their bottom line. These professionals must also possess the foresight, business acumen, and emotional intelligence necessary to operate companies that are able to remain resilient in the face of adversity while also continuing to deliver valuable products and services to their customers. Read Full Article

Women Who Disrupt: Dr. Mona Jhaveri of Music Beats Cancer

Traditionally, research gets the funding, but Jhaveri wanted to shift money to the biotech innovators bringing cancer-fighting ideas to the patients. Her goal to disrupt the system was an uphill climb. Despite the challenges, her perseverance led her to pioneer the successful crowdfunding platform Music Beats Cancer. Read Full Article

Dr. Mona Jhaveri of Music Beats Cancer

Not everyone has to like or agree with you, but it’s your job to plant the seeds of change. As part of my interview series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Mona Jhaveri. She is the Founder and Executive director at Music Beats Cancer. She launched Music Beats Cancer to address the “Valley of Death,” Read Full Article

DC nonprofit uses music to raises funds for cancer research

Music Beats Cancer is a DC nonprofit that raises funds for innovators working on cancer-fighting solutions. As Breast Cancer Awareness Month kicks off this October Music Beats Cancer’s held an exclusive fundraising contest for independent musicians with the top five artists who raise the most money will be featured on a 60-second spot on an iHeart Radio Station. Read Full Article

The Music Beats Cancer Approach

Too many potential cures for cancer disappear in a funding bottleneck. Music Beats Cancer is changing this by leveraging the power and passion of people and music to help raise funds and awareness of promising cancer innovations that would otherwise linger in the Valley of Death. Read Full Article

A New Way to Fund the Cancer Fight

The fight for cancer has been something the world has been dealing with for centuries. While scientists have found ways to combat it, for example chemotherapy, there isn't a definitive cure. There are many innovators trying to come up with new treatments, solutions and cures for cancer, but the number one thing they face is the lack of funds necessary to do this. Read Full Article

Mona Jhaveri: Beating back cancer

Mona Jhaveri, the founder and executive director of Music Beats Cancer – a Ridgefield, CT-based non-profit focused on beating back cancer – joins the podcast to discuss several topics, including the current cancer-fighting research and technology landscape. Read Full Article

Former Biopharma CEO Develops Novel Solution For The "Valley Of Death"

Translational research, the process of translating early discoveries into effective treatments for patients, is sometimes referred to as the “Valley of Death.” Why? Because it’s time consuming, costly, and has a rate of success hovering around 1 percent. I recently met a scientist who had experienced the Valley of Death firsthand. And rather than have her valley experience be her demise, she instead opted to develop a novel solution. This is her story. Read Full Article

Press Releases

Public Service Announcements

Music Beats Cancer: How We Work

Music Beats Cancer: Music is Power

Music Beats Cancer: Our War Depends on You

Music Beats Cancer - September 2016

Music Beats Cancer - June 2016

Music Beats Cancer Artist Promos