The Leukemia Texas Research Program has granted millions of dollars towards studies conducted at Cook Children’s Medical Center, UNT Health Science Center, Baylor Research Institute, UT Southwestern Medical Center, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Center For Cell and Gene Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist and others. This research has been internationally recognized with results published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, The Lancet, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Future Science, Tissue Antigens, Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America. These findings have also been presented at the National Marrow Donor Program Conference, American Society of Hematology Annual Conference, Annual HLA Advanced Technical Workshop, and the Annual Conference on the Gene Therapy of Cancer. Expert recommendations on LTX Research Grant finalists are made by an independent, volunteer Medical Advisory Committee of prominent and qualified MD’s and PhD’s outside of Texas, across the country with expertise and passion in leukemia research.
In addition to awarding millions of dollars to leukemia patients and scientific researchers, Leukemia Texas is also known for its spectacular fundraising events that include, the Beat Leukemia Ball, Fly Fore Leukemia Golf, Concert for a Cure and countless fundraisers put together by state-wide corporations, schools, and individuals.