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Deutsche José Carreras Leukämie Stiftung e.V. Elisabethstraße 23 80796 Munich - Germany US Friends of the José Carreras International Leukemia Foundation. 1100 Fairview Ave. N., D5-100 PO Box 19024 Seattle, WA 98109-1024 United States Contact Telephone: (+1) 206 667 7108 Fax: (+1) 206 667 6498
Contact Telephone: (+49) 89 272 9040 Fax: (+49) 89 272 9044 www.carreras-stiftung.de
Fondation José Carreras pour la lutte contre la leucémie, Genève. 1 Case Postale 85 CH-1217 Meyrin 2 Switzerland
Fundación Josep Carreras contra la Leucemia. Muntaner 383, 2º 08021 Barcelona - Spain Contact Telephone: (+34) 93 414 55 66 Fax: (+34) 93 201 05 88 www.fcarreras.org
INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE The US Friends of the José Carreras International Leukaemia Foundation funds a clinical research chair at the Fred Hutchinson Center. The José Carreras/E. Donnall Thomas Endowed Chair for Cancer Research receives over 1,000,000 dollars. The position is awarded to one of the members of the Clinical Research Division of the American centre in order for them to spend 75% of their time on research and has been held by Dr Bruce Clurman since 2014. This renowned scientist received one of the International Grants awarded by the Foundation between 1993 and 1996. These grants are awarded in competition with researchers from the main centres for investigation around the world. The Fondation José Carreras pour la lutte contre la leucémie, Genève in Switzerland maintains the high-resolution typing programme for the umbilical cord units in the Swiss Registry, which are available to any patient in the world. Deutsche José Carreras Leukämie Stiftung e.V. Thanks to donations of more than 200 million euros given over 21 editions of the television gala against leukaemia and the generosity of German donors, the Josep Carreras Foundation in Germany has funded 1,030 projects, 595 of which were for research grants and funding, 59 were to create and expand care and research equipment, and 376 were for social matters and assistance for patient and family associations.
Published on Jul 7, 2016