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News about transitions, promotions, major awards, and appointments in the hematology/oncology world

Amelia Langston Named Medical Director of Winship Cancer Network, Jordan Scott Orange Receives Edith...

Amelia Langston Named Medical Director of Winship Cancer Network Amelia (Amy) Langston, MD, joined the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University as medical director of...

Fred Hutch Names New Director of HCT, UC San Diego School of Medicine Receives...

Barbara Savoldo Receives Grant From LLS for CAR T-Cell Research Barbara Savoldo, MD, PhD, assistant director of the Immunotherapy Program at the University of North...

National Academy of Medicine Announces New Hematology/Oncology Members, Winship Cancer Institute Earns NCI Designation,...

Emory University’s Winship Cancer Institute Earns NCI Designation Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, was granted comprehensive cancer center designation by the...

Cancer Immunologist Receives New Innovator Award, Launch of Kids First Data Resource Center, and...

LSU Receives $10 Million Grant to Study Virus-Induced Cancers Louisiana State University (LSU) Health New Orleans received a five-year, $10 million grant from the National...

Remembering Harold Roberts and Tessa Holyoake, CRISPR Researchers Awarded Albany Medical Center Prize, and...

Remembering Harold R. Roberts, MD Harold R. Roberts, MD, a leader in the field of thrombosis and hemostasis and two-time American Society of Hematology (ASH)...

UC San Diego Researchers Receive Grant for CAR T-cell Therapy, New President at Seidman...

Theodoros N. Teknos Appointed President and Scientific Officer of University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center Theodoros N. Teknos, MD, has been named the president and scientific...

New CDC Director Named, NIH Awards Grants for Cancer Cell Metastases, and more

Brenda Fitzgerald Named New Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Brenda Fitzgerald, MD, the Georgia Public Health Commissioner, has been appointed director...

Ned Sharpless Named New NCI Director, 2017 Pew-Stewart Cancer Research Scholars Announced, and more

Norman Sharpless Named Director of the National Cancer Institute Norman “Ned” Sharpless, MD, has been appointed director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) by President...

Remembering H. Jean Khoury, NCI Funds Standardization of Cancer Genomic Data, and more

Remembering H. Jean Khoury (1967-2017) H. Jean Khoury, MD, an expert in hematologic malignancies at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, died at age...

Remembering Neil Abramson, MD, AACC Announces Clinical Chemistry Trainee Council Educational Initiative, and more

Remembering Neil Abramson, MD (1937-2017) Neil Abramson, MD, a hematologist/oncologist who served as a Blood Special Section Editor from 2008-2012, passed away at the age...
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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.