Microscope | December 2019

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Microscope e-Newsletter of the Leukemia Research Foundation.

Dedicated to conquering all blood cancers by funding research into their causes and cures, and enriching the quality of life of those touched by these diseases.

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Today is #GivingTuesday! Donate today to support innovative scientists and provide patients with the resources necessary to fight!

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3 female researchers

New Investigator Research Grants

Letters of Intent (LOI) are now being accepted for the Leukemia Research Foundation’s Hollis Brownstein Research Grant Program.

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Cristina Scielzo, Ph.D.

Video: Studying Ibrutinib Therapy and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Cristina Scielzo, Ph.D. from the Institute for Research and Health Care (IRCCS) in Milan, Italy, is studying ibrutinib therapy for patients living with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).

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Daniel Herranz Benito, Ph.D.

Daniel Herranz Benito, Ph.D.

Researcher Earns $792,000 Grant

Daniel Herranz Benito, Ph.D. has earned a $792,000 grant to study T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL).

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David Langenau, Ph.D.

Zebrafish Aid Human Cancer Treatments

Meet David Langenau, Ph.D., from the Mass General Research Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital. Doctor Langenau’s research focuses on new therapies for pediatric cancers.

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Register Today for Town Hall Meeting

Six medical experts will take part in the Leukemia Research Foundation’s Annual Town Hall Meeting. Gather your questions and join us on January 26, 2020!

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January 11
Joey's Angels Chapter
Joey's Angels Ski Days

January 26, 2020
Annual Town Hall Meeting

January 26, 2020
Donald Davidson - Alan Brin
Memorial Chapter
Skeeing for a Cause
2 vs. 2 Skeeball Tournament

January 30 - February 4, 2020
Donald Davidson - Alan Brin
Memorial Chapter
Ski for Research

February 8
Steve Grimes Memorial Chapter
Trivia Night
St. Louis, Missouri

February 29
Joey's Angels Chapter
Joey's Angels Ski Days

Leukemia Research Foundation

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