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Stephen Hahn Confirmed as FDA Commissioner, Beth Shaz Becomes AABB President, and more

Stephen Hahn Confirmed as FDA Commissioner The U.S. Senate voted 72−18 to confirm Stephen Hahn, MD, as the FDA’s new commissioner. President Donald Trump nominated...
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Remembering Esmail Zanjani, Augustine Perrotta, and more

Remembering Esmail D. Zanjani (1938 – 2019) Esmail D. Zanjani, PhD, passed away on October 5, 2019. A pioneer in fetal cell and gene therapy,...
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Nobel Prize Awarded for Discovery of How Cells Sense Oxygen, ASH Members Elected to...

Nobel Prize Awarded for Discovery of How Cells Sense Oxygen The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded to scientists William G. Kaelin Jr.,...
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Remembering Thomas P. Stossel, CPRIT Awards $136 Million in 71 New Grants, and more

Remembering Thomas P. Stossel (1941 – 2019) Thomas P. Stossel, MD, former president of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), passed away unexpectedly on September...
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Remembering Stanley Schrier, John Hansen, and more

Remembering Stanley Schrier (1929 – 2019) Stanley Schrier, MD, a former American Society of Hematology (ASH) president who spent nearly 60 years at Stanford University’s...
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Remembering Eugene Frenkel, AMA Announces Reimagining Residency Initiative Award Recipients, and more

Remembering Eugene P. Frenkel (1929 – 2019) Eugene P. Frenkel, MD, a National Cancer Institute investigator known for his research linking vitamin B12 metabolism and...
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Remembering Gustave Eisemann, Cigall Kadoch Wins 2019 Wachtel Cancer Research Prize, and more

Remembering Gustave Eisemann (1926 – 2019) Gustave Eisemann, MD, passed away on May 26, 2019. Born in Halberstadt, Germany, Dr. Eisemann came to the U.S. in...
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Steven Rosenberg Receives Szent-Györgyi Prize, FDA Names Elizabeth Jungman Head of Regulatory Policy, and...

Steven A. Rosenberg Receives Szent-Györgyi Prize The National Foundation for Cancer Research has awarded Steven A. Rosenberg, MD, PhD, the 2019 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress...
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Remembering Milton H. Freedman, Caryn Lerman Named Director of USC Norris, and More

Remembering Milton H. Freedman (1919 – 2019) Milton H. Freedman, MD, the first hematologist to open a private practice in Atlanta, died on January 21,...
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Remembering Arthur Rosenberg, Dorothy Tuan Lo, and more

Remembering Arthur Rosenberg (1935 – 2018) Arthur Rosenberg, MD, FRCPC, a former chief of hematology at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) in Montreal, Quebec, passed...
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January 2020 Annual Meeting Edition

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