Saturday, April 30, 2016

City of Hope Receives Grants for Medical Research

City of Hope, a prestigious diversity company-member of, has received grants and funding for its continuous research for breakthroughs in the treatment of life-threatening diseases, notably cancer and diabetes.

Earlier in the month, it was reported that City of Hope, the country's leading research and treatment center for the aforementioned diseases, received a $2.5 million grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, which the research hospital will put into a a five-year effort to promote and research the role of healthy habits and nutrition in reducing cancer risk. - Read more at:

More recently, The NCI awarded a $2.3 million grant to a research team at City of Hope led by Steven T. Rosen, MD, the institution’s provost and chief scientific officer. The grant will fund studies associated with a phase 1/phase 2 clinical trial of 8-chloro-adenosine in relapsed/refractory adult acute myeloid leukemia. - Read more at:

In a related news, City of Hope honored two leading furniture companies for raising money to fund their medical research.
The recent Spirit of Life Award Dinner honoring two preeminent leaders of the furniture industry – Farooq Kathwari, chairman and CEO of Ethan Allen and Richard Feng, founder, chairman and CEO of Markor Group – raised more than $1.8 million for cancer and diabetes research at City of Hope on Sunday, April 17 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, NC. The prestigious Spirit of Life Award is City of Hope’s highest accolade, presented annually to industry leaders in recognition of their outstanding personal, professional and philanthropic achievements. - Read more here:

Meanwhile, a researcher/physician of City of Hope received recognition for his contribution.
A City of Hope cancer researcher/physician is the recipient of the 2016 Ho-Am Prize in Medicine, which recognizes people of Korean heritage for contributions in clinical and research areas that contributed to the fight against disease. Dr. Larry W. Kwak, director of City of Hope’s Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center, will be honored at a June 1 ceremony in Seoul. - Read more:

City of Hope, long committed to diversity and inclusion, has a mission to turn hope to reality through its offer of exquisite care, conducting innovative research, and championing vital education concerning topics of cancer and diabetes.

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