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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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Kwaku Ohene-Frempong Wins Assistant Secretary of Health Exceptional Service Medal, ASH Members Elected to...

Kwaku Ohene-Frempong Wins Assistant Secretary of Health Exceptional Service Medal  U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health Adm. Brett P. Giroir, MD, recently presented American Society of Hematology...
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Remembering Patti Massicotte, Nobel Prizes Awarded for Discovery of Hepatitis C and CRISPR, and...

Remembering Patti Massicotte (1955 – 2020) Mary Patricia “Patti” Massicotte, MD, FRCP, died on October 1, 2020 from cancer.Dr. Massicotte was Professor and Director of Clinical...
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NCI Partners with Cancer Research UK, JADPRO Appoints Beth Faiman as Editor-in-Chief, and more

Fred Hutchinson Researchers Receive $3.5-Million Grant for Inherited Blood Disorder Treatment Hans-Peter Kiem, MD, PhD, and Roland Walter, MD, PhD, from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer...
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Remembering Edward Henderson, MD, and more

Remembering Edward Henderson, MD (1932 – 2020) Hematologist Edward Henderson, MD, passed away on June 25, 2020, at the age of 87.Dr. Henderson spent 12...
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Charles L. Sawyers Elected AACR President, Young Investigators Receive More Than $1 Million From...

Charles L. Sawyers Elected 2020-21 AACR President The Fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) announced Charles L. Sawyers, MD, as the AACR...
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Remembering Earl Davie, Clive Kearon, and more

Remembering Earl Davie, PhD (1927 – 2020) Biochemist Earl Warren Davie, PhD, died on June 6, 2020, at the age of 92.Dr. Davie was Professor...
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March 2021 Volume 7 Issue 4

This issue examines blood services across the globe, the repercussions of increased patient access to medical information, and more.

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