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Microscope Newsletter June 2019

Microscope Newsletter June 2019

LRF-funded Researcher Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Congratulations to Nancy A. Speck, Ph.D. from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, who was recently elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive. Read more here. Speck, who was funded by the Leukemia Research

LRF-Funded Researcher Publishes on Aging and Cancer

                  Maria E. Figueroa, M.D. and colleagues recently published research findings about cellular aging and the risk of developing cancer, including blood cancers. Read more here. Doctor Figueroa was funded by the Leukemia Research Foundation in 2012.

LRF-funded Researcher’s Findings Published

                  Wei Du, M.D., Ph.D. and colleagues may have found a link between how stem cells make energy and Fanconi anemia, a disease that is usually diagnosed in children, who sometimes develop leukemia. Doctor Du’s findings could not only improve treatment but

Microscope Newsletter May 2019

Microscope Newsletter May 2019

LRF-funded Researcher Leads Team in Understanding Function of Rare Cells in Bone Marrow

                  Iannis Aifantis, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Pathology at the Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health, and colleagues have discovered how rare blood cell types within the bone marrow microenvironment function. Understanding

Microscope Newsletter April 2019

Microscope Newsletter April 2019

LRF-funded Researcher Earns $1,187,006 Grant

                  Congratulations to Austin L. Brown, Ph.D., MPH for earning a 1,887,006 grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. Doctor Brown was funded by the Leukemia Research Foundation in 2017 for his research on acute lymphoblastic

Microscope Newsletter March 2019

Microscope Newsletter March 2019

Leukemia Research Foundation Earns Charity Navigator “4-Star Charity” Rating for the Third Time

(Northfield, Ill. – February 14, 2019) - The Leukemia Research Foundation proudly announces that for the third time in five years it has earned the coveted “4-Star Charity” rating from Charity Navigator, the highest possible rating from America’s largest national independent charity evaluator.