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Wintrust Welcomed as Presenting Sponsor of the ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk

Wintrust joins list of event sponsors committed to fighting blood cancers.   (NORTHFIELD, Ill.) April 17, 2018 — Wintrust, a financial services company based in Rosemont, Ill., has signed on to be Presenting Sponsor of the ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk, benefitting the Leukemia Research

Program to Help Cancer Survivors Started by Former LRF Nurse of the Year

Congratulations to former Leukemia Research Foundation Nurse of the Year Linda Rivard, RN, BSN, CPON. Nurse Rivard was featured in a Daily Southtown article recently about the program she started at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn, Ill. The program, Pediatric Oncology Survivors in

Microscope Newsletter April 2018

Microscope Newsletter April 2018

An LRF-funded researcher discusses CLL in a video and an AML patient shares her story in this issue of Microscope.

Microscope Newsletter March 2018

Microscope Newsletter March 2018

An LRF-funded researcher shares in $10 million New Innovator Award in this issue of Microscope.

LRF-funded Researcher Part of $10 Million New Innovator Award

Congratulations to Zhiqiang Qin, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology at Louisiana State University Health New Orleans, who is part of a team of researchers that earned a five-year, 10 million New Innovator Award from the National Institute of General

Microscope Newsletter February 2018

Microscope Newsletter February 2018

An LRF-funded researcher earns a large research awards; round two of research funding process begins and a child's leukemia inspires A Beautiful Choice in this issue of Microscope.

LRF-funded Researcher Earns Additional $2.4 Million to Advance Career

One of the objectives for the Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF) in supporting research projects submitted by New Investigators is for those individuals to advance their research and, as a result, receive continued support in larger amounts from other funders. Jiwang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.,

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

Microscope Newsletter January 2018

Microscope Newsletter January 2018

An upcoming party for pediatric leukemia and lymphoma patients; an LRF-funded researcher earns a large research award; and commentary on the number of FDA-approved medications for AML can all be found in this issue of the Microscope.

Epigenetics and CLL

Funded by the LRF in 2016-2017, Christopher Oakes, Ph.D. is featured in a video produced by the Video Journal of Hematological Oncology discussing chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). In the video he described how new sequencing techniques have opened up the world of CLL research in ways not