Features

Features

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

Finding Homes for Orphans

The unique challenges of researching, managing, and developing orphan drugs for rare diseases Rare diseases are having a moment, and not just in the field...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Peter Marks, MD, PhD

In this edition, Peter Marks, MD, PhD, talks about career-hopping, serving the public, and landing his dream job. Dr. Marks is director of the...

New Drug Approvals in Nonmalignant Hematology

In 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) set a record for the number of approvals for new therapies – or new indications...

Welcome to the Digital World

Over the past two decades, social media has become an integral part of everyday lives, with millions of people using it as an avenue...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Ifeyinwa (Ify) Osunkwo, MD, MPH

In this edition, Ify Osunkwo, MD, MPH, talks about her childhood in the Bronx and Nigeria, growing up with four sisters, and the friendship...

Blood Beyond Borders: Malaria and Thalassemia in the Mediterranean Basin

In 1949, British scientist John Burdon Sanderson Haldane made a novel connection between red cell disorders and malaria: The genetic mutations that lead to...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Alexis Thompson, MD, MPH

In this edition, Alexis A. Thompson, MD, MPH, speaks about her career studying and working with patients with hemoglobin disorders – and discovering a...

When Mistakes Happen…

Medical error has been described as a public health emergency. Certainly, the numbers support this. Opioid abuse – today’s exemplar of public health emergency –...

Progress Report: Is the Moonshot Mission on Schedule?

A little less than three years ago, former President Barack Obama called on then Vice President Joseph Biden to lead the new National Cancer...

Hazardous to Your Health: Violence in the Health-Care Workplace

The headline-making events are familiar and chilling: a Boston cardiologist murdered in a hospital by the son of a deceased patient; an Indiana physician...
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Current Issue

February 2019, Volume 5, Issue 3

This issue features a look at the unique challenges of developing treatments for orphan diseases, more coverage of the 2018 ASH annual meeting, and more.