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 us usually diagnosed in children, who sometimes develop leukemia. Doctor Du’s findings could not only improve treatment but
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
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
(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.
Chicago Blackhawks mascot Tommy Hawk made a guest appearance at the Leukemia Research Foundation’s Kids’ Party. Patients were the superheroes at the Leukemia Research Foundation’s (LRF) Annual Kids’ Party. More than 120 guests including 35 pediatric patients enjoyed a fun morning filled with
Scott Smith, M.D., Ph.D. FACP is co-author of a study that found that a newer targeted medication called ibrutinib is more effective at treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) in some patients than the current standard therapy. Read more about the finding