Richard and Edith Strauss Foundation: Major support for two promising projects

Published on July 19, 2021

Convinced that the research conducted at the Institute makes a difference, the Richard and Edith Strauss Foundation Strauss renews for a third time its commitment in support of IRIC’s scientists, by donating:

  • $200,000 to the pediatric leukemia project led by Brian Wilhelm, Principal Investigator at IRIC, and Dr. Sonia Cellot, Peadiatric hematologist at CHU Sainte-Justine: “Characterising the stem/progenitor cell of origin of high fatality pediatric leukemia”.


  • $100,000 to the acute myeloid leukemia (AML) project led by Dr. Guy Sauvageau, Principal Investigator at IRIC and hematologist at Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont: “Identification of biological targets influencing the response to anti-AML drugs”.