Strategic Partnerships

Pritzker Foundation

The Pritzker Foundation has generously sponsored grants advancing multiple myeloma research at the University of Chicago.

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Matt Tirrell headshotMatt Tirrell, PhD
D. Gale Johnson Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus
Dean of the Pritzker School of Molecular EngineeringThe University of Chicago logo



James LaBelle headshotJames LaBelle, MD, PhD
Associates Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Stem Cell and Cellular Therapy ProgramThe University of Chicago logo

The Paula and Rodger Riney Foundation

The Paula and Rodger Riney Foundation has supported many new programs as well as ongoing research initiatives and programs at leading medical and research institutions focused on the development, testing and approval of new, less toxic, more effective therapies for multiple myeloma and related diseases.  MSF celebrates the deep generosity of the Riney Foundation and appreciates its extensive impact to the field of myeloma research.

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Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) 

The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation is the largest nonprofit in the world solely focused on accelerating a cure for each and every multiple myeloma patient. Since its inception, the MMRF has committed over $500 million for research, opened nearly 100 clinical trials, and helped bring 15+ FDA-approved therapies to market, which have tripled the life expectancy of myeloma patients. To get involved in an event, learn about their educational programming, or to speak to their patient navigation center., visit

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Tao Capital Partners

Tao Capital Partners invests in technology, alternative energy and transportation, healthcare, education, sustainable food & agriculture, consumer, and real estate businesses that have a positive impact. Tao is an active investor with the ability to support companies through various stages of their life-cycle from early-stage venture to later stage growth equity capital.

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