IAMI, partners receive recognition at Global Genes Gala

Global Genes RARE Project

The Learning Collaborative, a partnership among KU Medical Center's Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the National Institutes of Health, has been awarded the RARE Champions of Hope Collaborations in Science U.S. Award from the Global Genes Project.

The Learning Collaborative is designed to accelerate discovery and development of safe, effective and affordable blood cancer treatments, was selected for its innovative work and determination to continue raising the bar in the areas of science and advocacy.

IAMI has pursued partnerships in a number of areas, including drug repurposing, drug development, medical device innovation and more. Our scientists have conducted groundbreaking research in a variety of rare and neglected diseases, including blood cancers, sarcomas and spine disorders. The range of work spans from prevention and diagnosis to treatment of diseases in children, adults and even companion animals.

IAMI is always looking for additional partnership opportunities. Contact Christine T. Wilson at 913-588-5961 or cwilson@kuendowment.org to tell us your story.

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