About The Blog

Laura Heatherly is the Chief Executive Officer of the T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer & AIDS Research.

Based in Nashville, Laura enjoys running, oil painting, gourmet cooking, entertaining family and friends with her husband, Bob. “Knowing that I am helping to give hope to many patients and their families is very rewarding to me.”

The T. J. Martell Foundation has provided more than $270 million to innovative, early-stage research and provides funding to leading research facilities across the United States. Over the years, we have emerged as one of the world’s leading sponsors of early-stage innovative research into the treatments and cures of leukemia, cancer and AIDS.

The T.J. Martell Foundation is the music industry’s largest foundation that funds innovative medical research focused on finding cures for leukemia, cancer and AIDS.  The Foundation sources and supports early-stage research projects aimed at developing more effective clinical treatments for patients which otherwise might not be funded.

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