Completed research + results

Making sustained progress in understanding, treating and ultimately curing leukemia requires advances across multiple areas, including cancer cell biology, causes and risk factors, treatments, and relapse prevention. Each year recipients of the Leukemia Research Foundation’s New Investigator Award contribute to those advances through their innovative research projects. Explore below the results and impact of recently completed research.

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Emanuele Azzoni, PhD

University of Milano-Bicocca

Grant awarded: 2021
Disease:
Leukemia (JMML)
Research focus: Cancer cell biology (leukemia stem cells)

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George Burslem, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

Grant awarded: 2021
Disease:
Leukemia (AML, ALL)
Research focus: Causes/risk factors (epigenetics)

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Leslie Crews, PhD

University of California, San Diego

Grant awarded: 2021
Disease:
Multiple myeloma
Research focus: Cancer cell biology (cancer stem cells)

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Cihangir Duy, MS, PhD

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Grant awarded: 2021
Disease:
 Leukemia (AML)
Research focus: Cancer cell biology (leukemia cell biology)

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Pietro Genovese, PhD

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Grant awarded: 2021
Disease:
Leukemia (AML)
Research focus: Treatment (immunotherapy)

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Sangmoo Jeong, PhD

Johns Hopkins University

Grant awarded: 2021
Disease:
Leukemia (AML)
Research focus: Cancer cell biology (leukemia stem cells)

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Huacheng Luo, PhD

Pennsylvania State University

Grant awarded: 2021
Disease:
Leukemia (AML)
Research focus: Causes/risk factors (genetics)

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Mithun Shah, MD, PhD

Mayo Clinic

Grant awarded: 2021
Disease: Leukemia (MDS)
Research focus: Causes/risk factors (MDS

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Alexander Valvezan, PhD

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Grant awarded: 2021
Disease:
Leukemia (ALL)
Research focus: Treatment (targeted therapy)

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Zhiquan Wang, PhD

Mayo Clinic

Grant awarded: 2021
Disease:
Leukemia (CLL)
Research focus: Causes/risk factors (epigenetics)

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Ernesto Diaz-Flores, PhD

University of California, San Francisco

Grant awarded: 2021
Disease: Leukemia (ALL)
Research focus: Treatment (targeted therapy)

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Ann-Kathrin Eisfeld, MD

The Ohio State University

Grant awarded: 2021
Disease: Leukemia (AML)
Research focus: Causes/risk factors (genetics)

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Md Kamrul Hasan, PhD

University of California, San Diego

Grant awarded: 2021
Disease: Leukemia (CLL)
Research focus: Cancer cell biology (microenvironment)

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Matt Christopher, MD, PhD

Washington University, St.Louis

Grant awarded: 2021
Disease:
Leukemia (AML)
Research focus: Relapse prevention (maintenance therapy)

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