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Current Research

The Leukaemia Foundation has an ongoing commitment to funding cutting-edge Australian research to improve treatments and find cures for leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood disorders.

Since 2005, the Foundation has invested more than $38 million dollars in research projects nationally.

In 2015, we committed a further $3.9 million for an additional 14 research projects. This means the Foundation is currently funding 49 research projects at leading research institutions across Australia over the next five years.

2015 Research Awards

In our 2015 round of grants, the Leukaemia Foundation is investing almost $4 million of donated funds in an additional 14 promising blood cancer research projects, taking the total number of research projects currently being funded, to 49.

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2014 Research Awards

Thanks to the generosity of the Australians who share our Vision to Cure, the Leukaemia Foundation is proud to support the work of Australia's best blood cancer researchers through our annual grant awards.

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Past Research Grant Awards

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We welcome a new research development that points to a potential prevention strategy for several forms of blood cancer

Publish Date: 4/3/2016

Could there be a new way to prevent blood cancer? There has been a new development today, on a research discovery we shared in January 2014 that showed that a cancer causing protein (MYC) could be reduced by disabling protein called MCL-1.

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