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

Fred Hutch Launches APOLLO Network for the Cancer Moonshot Initiative, Univeristy of Arizona to...

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
Fred Hutchinson Researchers to Assess Protein Assays for the Cancer Moonshot Initiative As part of the Cancer Moonshot initiative, the APOLLO (Applied Proteogenomics Organizational Learning...

Richard Pazdur Named Director of Oncology Center of Excellence, Be The Match Foundation® Receives...

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
Stephen Gottschalk Joins St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Stephen Gottschalk, MD, was named chair of the Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy at...

Remembering Peter C. Nowell, MD, Niels Borregaard, MD, PhD, Laurence Boxer, MD, and more

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
Peter C. Nowell, MD (1928-2016) Peter C. Nowell, MD, an acclaimed researcher and co-discoverer of the Philadelphia chromosome, which pointed for the first time to...

ASH Recognizes Choosing Wisely® Champions, NIH Awards Grant to Examine Spliceosomal Mutations in MDS,...

Sunday, January 15th, 2017
ASH Recognizes Choosing Wisely® Champions During Annual Meeting The American Society of Hematology (ASH) recognized three inaugural Choosing Wisely® Champions during the 2016 annual meeting....

New National Academy of Medicine Members, NIH’s High-Risk High-Reward Program Awards, and more

Sunday, January 1st, 2017
National Academy of Medicine Elects 79 New Members The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced the election of 70 regular members and 9 international members...

August 2016: Remembering Philip W. Majerus, MD, ASH and APEX awards, and more

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
Philip W. Majerus, MD (1936-2016) After a long illness, Philip W. Majerus, MD, died at home on June 8, 2016. He was 79. For hematologists,...

Remembering David Grimwade, David Williams Named First Chief Scientific Officer of Boston Children’s Hospital,...

Thursday, December 1st, 2016
Remembering David Grimwade, MD, PhD (1962–2016) David Grimwade, MD, PhD, passed away on October 16. Dr. Grimwade served as a professor of molecular hematology at...

October 2015: Remembering Michael Friedland, Lasker Award Winners, and more

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
Michael L. Friedland, MD (1942 – 2015) Michael L. Friedland, MD, founding dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University,...

NIH and EPA to Study Link Between Chemical Exposure and Childhood Leukemia, ASH announces...

Saturday, October 1st, 2016
Andrew Kung Appointed Chairman of Pediatrics at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Andrew L. Kung, MD, PhD, has been named the new chairman of the...

June 2015: Remembering Aaron J. Marcus and Gerald Robbins, New Howard Hughes Investigators Named...

Thursday, September 29th, 2016
Aaron J. Marcus, MD (1925-2015) Aaron J. Marcus, MD, a mentor and pioneering scientist in hemostasis, coagulation, thrombosis, and vascular biology for 52 years, passed...
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April 2017, Volume 3, Issue 5

This issue examines the art and science of myeloma drug sequencing, Mikkael Sekeres' letter to the ABIM, highlights from the 16th International Myeloma Workshop, and more.