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

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Remembering Alvin Zipursky, Paul Frenette, and more

Remembering Alvin Zipursky (1930 – 2021) Alvin Zipursky, MD, a leader in the field of pediatric hematology, died on August 10.Dr. Zipursky was professor emeritus...
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ASH Remembers Joel S. Bennett, Cancer Researchers Win Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Awards, and...

Remembering Joel S. Bennett (1942 – 2021) Joel S. Bennett, MD, died of pancreatic cancer on June 21, 2021, at the age of 78.Aside from...
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SAACR Awards Indian Americans for Cancer Research Discoveries, GBT Awards $450k to SCD Care...

Catherine Bollard Recognized for Mentorship and Cell-Based Therapy Research Catherine Bollard, MD, MBChB, director of the Center for Cancer and Immunology Research at Children’s National...
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Remembering Thomas Brock, Xavier Becerra Confirmed as U.S. Health Secretary, and more

Remembering Thomas Brock (1926 - 2021) Thomas Brock, PhD, died on April 4, 2021 at the age of 94. Dr. Brock’s discovery of a species...
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Senate Confirms Surgeon General and Assistant Secretary for Health, HVO Presents Golden Apple Awards,...

Brian Bolwell Named Chair of Physician Leadership and Development at Cleveland Clinic The Cleveland Clinic has appointed Brian Bolwell, MD, FACP, as chair of physician...
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Remembering Emil Freireich, Millie Hughes-Fulford, and more

Remembering Emil Freireich (1927 – 2021) Renowned hematologist and researcher Emil Freireich, MD, died on February 1, 2021, at the age of 93.Dr. Freireich had...
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Remembering Art Nienhuis, Thomas Edgington, and more

Remembering Art Nienhuis (1941 – 2021) Gene therapy pioneer Art Nienhuis, MD, passed away on February 3, 2021, at the age of 79.Dr. Nienhuis was...
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Remembering James Cook, Oncology Researchers Receive 2020 NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards, and more

Remembering James Cook (1936 – 2020) James D. Cook, MD, an esteemed teacher and mentor, passed away in November 2020. His research focused on iron...
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Remembering Mark Smith, Cancer Researchers Receive 2020 AAAS Fellow Distinction, and more

Remembering Mark Smith (1962 - 2020) Mark P. Smith, MBChB, died suddenly on September 24, 2020, at the age of 58.Since 1995, Dr. Smith has...
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NIH Award Supports Sickle Cell Disease Treatment in Malawi, NCI Outstanding Investigator Awards Granted...

Saad Usmani Receives 2020 Multiple Myeloma Excellence Award from International Congress on Controversies in MM The International Congress on Controversies in Multiple Myeloma (COMy) has...
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September 2021 Volume 7 Issue 11

This issue discusses fertility preservation for young patients with cancer, reviews treatment options for primary immune thrombocytopenia, and more.

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