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Two LRF-funded Researchers Earn ASH Award

Researchers’ work currently being funded by the Leukemia Research Foundation. NORTHFIELD, Ill., December 11, 2018 – The Leukemia Research Foundation congratulates Esther Obeng, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Member, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and Russell Ryan, M.D., Assistant Professor at

Microscope Newsletter December 2018

Microscope Newsletter December 2018

Tipping point in blood cancer research and a party for pediatric blood cancer patients in this issue of the Microscope.

LRF-Funded Researcher Discovers Link Between Helios Protein and Two Blood Cancers

                  Michael Kharas, Ph.D., associate member at the Molecular Pharmacology Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and colleagues have discovered how the protein called Helios impacts a pediatric blood cancer called B-acute lymphoblastic

LRF-funded Researcher Earns $5 Million Grant

                  Maria E. Figueroa, M.D. has earned a 5 million grant from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to continue her research in epigenetics and how changes in gene function can lead to cancers such as acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Read more here. Doctor

Microscope Newsletter November 2018

Microscope Newsletter November 2018

Research grant LOIs now being accepted, Annual Kids' Party and Town Hall Meeting in this issue of the Microscope.

LRF-funded Researcher Earns NIH Grant

                  Matthew J. Walter M.D., professor, Department of Medicine, Oncology Division, Bone Marrow Transplantation & Leukemia Stem Cell Biology at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo., has earned a grant from the National Institutes

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