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Microscope Newsletter October 2018

Microscope Newsletter October 2018

LRF supports CAR-T Cell therapy research, the creation of an Affiliate Board and more in this issue of the Microscope.

Loyola to Become First Chicago Center to Produce Cancer-Fighting CAR-T Cells

EDIA CONTACTS: Jim Ritter                        Carl Alston Loyola Medicine             Leukemia Research Foundation 708-216-2445 (office)     847-919-6250 (office) 708-441-7728 (cell)         630-202-8294 (cell) jritter@lumc.edu             carl@LRFmail.org   Leukemia Research

Leukemia Research Foundation Announces Affiliate Board

Fundraiser set at Punch Bowl Social October 4. The Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF) is proud to announce the formation of an Affiliate Board. The new board is made up of millennials empowering the LRF through fundraising and by serving as the LRF’s ambassadors in the community. The Board’s

Chicago Skyline Lights Up Orange: September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Northfield, Ill., August 30, 2018 — The Chicago skyline will flicker orange in September as buildings honor the “Heroes Among Us,” extraordinary individuals who have shined a bright light on blood cancer awareness. The Leukemia Research Foundation has received approval from the Building Owners

Microscope Newsletter August 2018

Microscope Newsletter August 2018

Meet a researcher, celebrate a $1 million event and get ready for Blood Cancer Awareness Month with this issue of Microscope.

12 New Research Projects Funded by the Leukemia Research Foundation

This is the third consecutive year of 1 million or more in grants distributed to New Investigators. NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 17, 2018 -- The Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF) today announced 1.167 million in new blood cancer research funding for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The LRF provides one-year

Microscope Newsletter July 2018

Microscope Newsletter July 2018

Research grants funded, LRF researcher earns award from NIH and one of the first cord blood transplant patients in this issue of Microscope.

24th Annual ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk Presented by Wintrust Financial

A day-long rain stopped just long enough for hundreds of blood cancer survivors and patients, along with other runners, walkers, volunteers and supporters to take the fight to find a cure to Chicago’s Grant Park on Thursday, June 21 for the 24th Annual ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk Presented by

Microscope Newsletter June 2018

Microscope Newsletter June 2018

Conference presentation videos, research grants review and more in this issue of Microscope.

Research Developments in Lymphomas and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Presented at Road to a Cure

Nearly 100 participants attended the 2nd Annual “Road to a Cure: The Latest Developments in Blood Cancer Research,” hosted by the Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF) at Cancer Wellness Center in Northbrook, Ill. on Wednesday, May 2. Information about lymphomas, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL),