News about an LRF-funded researcher, an FDA panel weighs in on gene therapy, Blood Cancer Awareness Month and more in this issue.
(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
This is the July 2017 edition of the LRF's eNewsletter.
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
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
This is the June 2017 edition of the LRF's eNewsletter.
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
This is the May 2017 edition of the LRF's eNewsletter.
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.
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