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Microscope Newsletter August 2017

Microscope Newsletter August 2017

News about an LRF-funded researcher, an FDA panel weighs in on gene therapy, Blood Cancer Awareness Month and more in this issue.

$1 Million in Research Grants Awarded by the Leukemia Research Foundation

(NORTHFIELD, Ill.) The Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2017-2018 funding of blood cancer research. The LRF awards one-year, 100,000 grants to support research projects that will result in a better understanding blood cancers, as well as bolster the

Microscope Newsletter July 2017

Microscope Newsletter July 2017

This is the July 2017 edition of the LRF's eNewsletter.

23rd Annual ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk Generates $100,000 to Benefit the Leukemia Research Foundation

Nearly 2,000 runners, walkers, volunteers, and survivors of blood cancers beat the heat on Thursday, June 15 to participate in the 23rd Annual ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk in Chicago’s Grant Park to benefit the Northfield, Ill.-based Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF). The run start was

Killing Leukemia Stem Cells with Natural Compounds

Funded by the LRF in 2015-2016, Paul A. Spagnuolo, Ph.D. is currently researching how a compound found in avocado pits can kill leukemia stem cells. Dr. Spagnuolo just received a 100,000 from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research to continue studying the compound as a possible treatment for

Microscope Newsletter June 2017

Microscope Newsletter June 2017

This is the June 2017 edition of the LRF's eNewsletter.

Update on Leukemia Research Shared at Road to a Cure

Dr. Nancy Zeleznik-Le from Loyola University Medical Center describes the workings of leukemia at Road to a Cure: The Latest Developments in Blood Cancer Research. Nearly 100 people attended Road to a Cure: The Latest Developments in Blood Cancer

Microscope Newsletter May 2017

Microscope Newsletter May 2017

This is the May 2017 edition of the LRF's eNewsletter.

Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients Conference

Hematologists/oncologists will provide information on leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma. The Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF), in cooperation with Loyola University Health System and the National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match, will host a FREE conference on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

“Road to a Cure” The Latest Developments in Blood Cancer Research

The Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF) is proud to present, with the Cancer Wellness Center, "Road to a Cure" The Latest Developments in Blood Cancer Research, on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Dr. Nancy Zeleznik-Le (right), Hematology/Oncology Professor and Interim