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A loyal donor renews his commitment

Published on June 22, 2022

For a fourth year, the Richard and Edith Strauss Foundation renews its commitment to support IRIC scientists:

  • $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”.