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

Fred Hutch Scientists Receive $20 Million for Leukemia Projects, and more

Remembering Alan Rabson (1926 – 2018)Alan Rabson, MD, a long-time leader at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), passed away on July 4, 2018, at...

American Cancer Society Awards $2.6 Million for Immunotherapy Research, and more

Remembering Past ASH President George Stamatoyannopoulos (1934 - 2018) George Stamatoyannopoulos, MD, DrSci, a professor of medical genetics at the University of Washington who pioneered...

Vijay Sankaran Receives Weill Cornell’s Children’s Health Research Award, Scripps Researchers Receive Nearly $3...

Remembering Frank “Len” Johnson (1945 - 2017)  Frank Leonard “Len” Johnson, MD, a pediatric hematologist/oncologist, passed away on December 24, 2017, after a brief illness. Growing...

ACS Grants $47 Million in Funding, Stand Up to Cancer Announces Innovation Awards, and...

Lawrence B. Gardner, MD, an assistant professor of medicine and pharmacology at New York University (NYU) Langone Health, died on March 27 at age...

Stand Up To Cancer Funds AI Research, Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Research Fellows...

Remembering Barry Paw (1961-2017) Barry Paw, MD, PhD, a principal investigator and pediatric oncologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood...

Remembering Ihor R. Lemischka and Günter Blobel, Feinstein Institute Researcher Awarded NIH Grant, and...

Remembering Ihor R. Lemischka (1953-2017) Ihor R. Lemischka, PhD, a pioneer in the fields of hematopoiesis and pluripotent cell biology, died on December 17, 2017.Dr....

Mohamad Cherry Joins Atlantic Health System, Remembering Eliezer A. Rachmilewitz, and more

Remembering Eliezer A. Rachmilewitz, MD Eliezer A. Rachmilewitz, MD, professor emeritus of medicine at the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem, died on December...

Amelia Langston Named Medical Director of Winship Cancer Network, Jordan Scott Orange Receives Edith...

Amelia Langston Named Medical Director of Winship Cancer Network Amelia (Amy) Langston, MD, joined the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University as medical director of...

Fred Hutch Names New Director of HCT, UC San Diego School of Medicine Receives...

Barbara Savoldo Receives Grant From LLS for CAR T-Cell Research Barbara Savoldo, MD, PhD, assistant director of the Immunotherapy Program at the University of North...

National Academy of Medicine Announces New Hematology/Oncology Members, Winship Cancer Institute Earns NCI Designation,...

Emory University’s Winship Cancer Institute Earns NCI Designation Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, was granted comprehensive cancer center designation by the...
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August 2018, Volume 4, Issue 10

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