Features

Features

Debates, in-depth articles, and surprising profiles from ASH Clinical News

Dr. Platzbecker with his daughters on a vacation in France.

Pulling Back the Curtain: Uwe Platzbecker, MD

In this edition, Uwe Platzbecker, MD, shares his long and winding path to hematology – from a stint in the East German army, to...

Big Questions, Tough Answers

On October 17, 2017, Norman “Ned” Sharpless, MD, was sworn in as the 15th director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), succeeding Harold E....

Conflict Resolution: Research Under the Influence

In an ideal world, medical advances would result from an altruistic pairing of outstanding translational science with well-designed and efficient clinical trials, and the...

Blood Donation: Separating Myth From Fact

After natural disasters and other tragic events, many people try to help by rushing to the nearest blood donation center. While there’s no denying...
Gary Gilliland, MD, PhD, on a camping trip to Denali National Park in Alaska.

Pulling Back the Curtain: Gary Gilliland, MD, PhD

In this edition, Gary Gilliland, MD, PhD, talks about the detours in his path to academic medicine, the patient that inspired him to pursue...
Dr. Williams suited up to inspect the hives.

Show Me the Honey!

In this edition, David Williams, MD, discusses the rewards and challenges (and dangers) of beekeeping. Dr. Williams is senior vice president and chief scientific...

Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis

Does the oath to “do no harm” conflict with the right to bear arms? Issues related to gun violence and regulation are among the most...

What are Biosimilars?

Defining the new category and exploring physicians’ attitudes about biosimilars in the marketplace A growing number of biosimilars are making their way through the drug...

Anticoagulation During Pregnancy

Because of physiologic changes during pregnancy, the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is approximately five to 10 times higher than during non-pregnancy, and the...

Demystifying Gene Editing With CRISPR

Gene editing has received a great deal of media attention in recently due to its potential for advancing science and treating disease. In a...
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Current Issue

February 2018 Volume 4, Issue 3

This issue features a conversation with National Cancer Institute Director Norman “Ned” Sharpless, MD, a look at the prevalence and controversial nature of academic-industry partnerships, and more.