Marshall Eliuk Fund for Clinical Innovation in Hematology

Fall 2017 Competition - Awardees

 

In gratitude for the life-saving care he received in the Hematology Unit at the University of Alberta Hospital, Marshall Eliuk – one of western Canada’s premier businessmen - gave $3 million to the University Hospital Foundation, establishing The Marshall Eliuk Fund for Clinical Innovation and Exemplary Care in Hematology.

Learn more about The Marshall Eliuk Fund for Clinical Innovation and Exemplary Care in Hematology.

Mr. Eliuk’s generous donation supports clinical research and innovation to be conducted at the University of Alberta, advancing patient care and innovation in hematology.

In 2017, a foundational hematological research competition was announced, inviting researchers to apply for funding in support of the development and establishment of innovative therapies or diagnostic tests in the field of Hematology.

In early 2018, three research proposals were awarded more than $370,000 in support from the Marshall Eliuk Fund:

Proposal

Researcher(s) / Investigator(s)

Funding Amount

“Proposal for Comprehensive Molecular Profiling by Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for Myeloid Neoplasms in Alberta”

Dr. Iyare Izevbaye (Principal)

Dr. Lalit Saini (Co-Principal)

$154,215 (year one)

“Multidisciplinary Northern Alberta Transition Clinic for Hemoglobinopathies (MATCH)”

Dr. Lauren Bolster (Principal)

Dr. Aisha Bruce (Co-Principal)

$35,000 (year one)

$35,000 (year two)

“Development of a population-based Alberta administrative database in bleeding disorders and identification of healthcare inequities through population-based cohort studies”

Dr. Cynthia Wu (Principal)

Dr. Linda Sun (Co-Principal)

$83,730 (year one)

$63,730 (year two)

 

 

Total Funding: $371,675


A grateful former patient, Marshall Eliuk is transforming care through a $3 million gift, made in gratitude for the life-saving care he received in the Hematology Unit at the University of Alberta Hospital. Mr. Eliuk's gift establishes The Marshall Eliuk Fund for Clinical Innovation and Exemplary Care in Hematology, advancing care for patients with blood disease. 


 

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