Current Research

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Hussein Abbas, MD, PhD

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Grant awarded: 2022
Disease:
Leukemia (AML)
Research focus: Causes/risk factors (MDS)

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Timothy Barrow, PhD

University of Sunderland

Grant awarded: 2022
Disease:
Leukemia (CLL)
Research focus: Relapse prevention (minimal residual disease)

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Lina Benajiba, MD, PhD

INSERM Institute of Health and Medical Research

Grant awarded: 2022
Disease:
Leukemia (AML)
Research focus: Cancer cell biology (microenvironment)

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Xufeng Chen, PhD

New York University School of Medicine

Grant awarded: 2022
Disease:
Leukemia (AML)
Research focus: Treatment (immunotherapy)

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Christian Hurtz, PhD

Temple University

Grant awarded: 2022
Disease:
Leukemia (ALL)
Research focus: Treatment (targeted therapy)

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Jo Ishizawa, MD, PhD

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Grant awarded: 2022
Disease:
Leukemia (AML)
Research focus: Treatment (targeted therapy)

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Max Jan, MD, PhD

Massachusetts General Hospital

Grant awarded: 2022
Disease:
Leukemia (CLL)
Research focus: Treatment (immunotherapy)

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Yoon-A Kang, PhD

Washington University in St.Louis

Grant awarded: 2022
Disease:
Leukemia (MPNs)
Research focus: Causes/risk factors (MPNs)

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Anja Karlstaedt, MD, PhD

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Grant awarded: 2022
Disease:
Leukemia (AML)
Research focus: Cancer cell biology (microenvironment)

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David Kurtz, MD, PhD

Stanford University

Grant awarded: 2022
Disease:
Multiple myeloma
Research focus: Treatment (immunotherapy)

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Laura Mondragon Martinez, PhD

Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute

Grant awarded: 2022
Disease:
Lymphoma (non-Hodgkin)
Research focus: Treatment (immunotherapy)

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Rui Su, PhD

Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope

Grant awarded: 2022
Disease:
Leukemia (AML)
Research focus: Cancer cell biology (leukemia stem cells)

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Terrence Wong, MD, PhD

University of Michigan

Grant awarded: 2022
Disease:
Leukemia (AML)
Research focus: Causes/risk factors (genetics)

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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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Matt Christopher, MD, PhD

Washington University in St.Louis

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

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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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Ernesto Diaz-Flores, PhD

University of California, San Francisco

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

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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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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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Mithun Shah, MD, PhD

Mayo Clinic

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

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Completed research

To view research projects supported by the Leukemia Research Foundation in previous years, click here.