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What We Fund

CLL Society’s Research Program funds the most promising research being conducted by bold scientists at leading academic institutions. These early-career investigators represent tomorrow’s leaders for advancing care and treatment.

Research Program recipients of the Young Investigator Award will be announced annually with periodic updates provided as the research progresses. Each awardee receives a total of $150,000 in funding over three years to advance their important research. CLL Society’s Research Program award recipients are chosen through a vigorous selection process with the guidance and oversight of our Research Review Committee, which is comprised of members from our Medical Advisory Board.


Andres Chang - CLL Society

The Adaptive Immune Response in CLL

Andres Chang, MD, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine
Winship Cancer Institute
Atlanta, Georgia


BH3 Profiling to Identify Novel Vulnerabilities in Richter’s Syndrome

Christine Ryan, MD
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts