Features

Features

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

Clearing the Pathway to a Cure: Interview with Adm. Brett P. Giroir, MD

When Adm. Brett P. Giroir, MD, was sworn in as Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...

The Middle Ages: Controversies in the Treatment of Adolescents and Young Adults With Leukemia

Over the past few decades, survival rates for pediatric patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) have improved dramatically, with five-year survival rates now often...

Who Pays What, and Why?

From R&D to PBMs, a look at the U.S. approach to drug pricing  When it comes to setting drug prices, the U.S. is singular in...

Rethinking Burnout

Will solving physician burnout require sweeping changes to the U.S. health-care system?  About 15 years ago, during the first year of his fellowship, Tait Shanafelt,...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Richard W. Childs, MD

In this edition, Richard W. Childs, MD, talks about his accomplishments in immunotherapy, his role in the response to the 2014 West Africa Ebola...

The Realities of “Right to Try”

In May 2018, President Donald Trump signed into law the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of...

Demystifying Epigenetics in Hematology

In the early 20th century, German researcher Theodor Boveri described the basic tenets of tumor biology: Cells can turn cancerous when they lose the...

Breakthroughs in Gene Therapy for Hemophilia

Gene therapy for hemophilia is here – and it’s working. The field is advancing at a steady clip: Results from recent trials of this...

How Should We Treat Pregnant Women With Iron Deficiency?

Iron deficiency is prevalent among pregnant women, as maternal iron is used to supply the needs of the fetus and placenta, and additional iron...

Let’s Get Cooking: Jonathan Hoggatt, PhD

In this edition, Jonathan G. Hoggatt, PhD, discusses his passion for the delicious art of cooking. Hear more from our interview with Dr. Hoggatt in...
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January 2019 Annual Meeting Edition

This issue features highlights from the 2018 ASH Annual Meeting, including big data initiatives to improve prognosis in myelodysplastic syndromes, and more.