An Indiana University leukemia physician-scientist has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to evaluate a new treatment for an extremely rare and incurable blood cancer.
Two researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center have received a five-year, $2.4 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to explore new therapies that target the critical pathways pancreatic tumors use to survive.
A mobile lung cancer screening program will soon take life-saving screenings to eligible high-risk Hoosiers statewide, thanks to a generous $4.5 million gift from the Tom and Julie Wood Family Foundation that will include matching dollars from Indiana University Health, bringing its impact to $8.5 million.
In a gesture that continues their family’s long history of extraordinary generosity to Indiana University, Carmel residents W. Gerald and Diane Throgmartin made gifts earlier this month totaling $1.5 million to support lung and prostate cancer research and cardiology research and education at Indiana University School of Medicine.
A breast cancer researcher at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center received a five-year, $2.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to examine how certain immune cells support metastatic breast cancer development—and how to stop it.
On a night that celebrated the hope that comes from cancer research, the Chuckstrong initiative raised more than $1.7 million for research at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center.