Here in Michigan, researchers are working to find cures for childhood illnesses, including leukemia and other forms of cancer, and they are using innovative methods to find answers to what causes these diseases.
But their work couldn’t even begin without funding from local philanthropic organizations. Learn more about how local funding is helping researchers get their projects off the ground, and makes them more competitive for national research dollars.
This article is part of “Children of Michigan,” a series on the importance of health and wellbeing for Michigan’s children. It is made possible with funding from the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation.