Leukemia Research Foundation-funded Researcher Earns $792,000 Award

Hui Feng, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine, was funded by the LRF in 2015 for a research project titled Dissecting the Regulatory Role Of Dlst In Myc-Driven Leukemogenesis. She recently earned a $792,000 grant from the American Cancer Society and results from her study were published in the journal Leukemia. An abstract of those results can be read here.

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