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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),

Microscope Newsletter May 2018

Microscope Newsletter May 2018

An LRF-funded researcher studies new AML and MDS drug and a free patient program in this issue of Microscope.

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.,