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UChicago Comprehensive Cancer Center
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Donor’s long-term commitment supports cancer research
The bequest will establish the Laurence B. Lewis Fund for Hematological Malignancies as a permanent fund...
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Siblings come together to honor dad
The siblings made a $35,000 gift to support a bladder cancer clinical trial led by Dr. Peter O’Donnell.
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Potential drug targets to treat atherosclerosis identified
Researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine have found new potential drug targets to treat atherosclerosis...
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Foundation’s support helps alleviate anxiety for young patients and families
The Oberweiler Foundation has been supporting Comer Children's Supportive Care and Comfort Team for more...
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Hope for all men
The gift will advance prostate cancer research and treatment at UChicago Medicine.
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70-year partnership drives discovery in cancer research
Since opening its doors 70 years ago, the Ben May Laboratory has developed into a unique force in cancer...
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$10 million gift from AbbVie Foundation to support Comprehensive Cancer Center
Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, who joined UChicago Medicine on March 1, 2021, will be named the AbbVie Foundation...
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McNally Family Gift Increasing Diabetes Educators at UChicago Medicine
Arlena Garcia isn’t part of the Kovler Diabetes Center team. A medical/surgical nurse in Mitchell Hospital,...
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$5M grant awarded to support “My Diabetes, My Community” research trial
Researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine are launching a four-year research trial to test the...
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Community member’s dedication to helping others benefit from breast cancer research
Ford has created an endowment fund with a gift of $100,000 to support scientific research, education,...
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